This test is looking for evidence of an infection by a bacterium, known as Helicobacter pylori. This bacterium is now known to be a major cause of Peptic Ulcer Disease.
H. Pylori is also associated with the development of gastric cancer.
Antibodies to H. Pylori help identify severity and duration of infection.
Suspected stomach cancer, peptic ulcer disease, developing gastritis and gastric adenocarcinoma.
No special preparation is necessary prior to stool sample collection.
Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.