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Test Code NBLD0211 Helicobacter Pylori Breath Test

AKA

H pylori
Breath Test

Container Type

Special Collection Kit 

Specimen Type/Requirements

Special collection kit containing Pranactin-Citric solution and 2 bags for breath collection (1 bag for baseline collection and 1 bag for post-dose).

Stability

Room Temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: NA
Frozen: NA

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: NA
Lipemia: NA

Transport Temperature

Room Temperature

Instructions

Patient should be fasting for 1 hour prior to test.


Please see patient collection hyperlinks listed below for list of medications that may or may not affect this test.

Urea Breath Test for H pylori English

Urea Breath Test for H pylori Spanish

 

For pediatric patients age 3 – 17, Please submit the completed BreathTek Pediatric                                           UHR Calculation Information card contained in the kit along with the specimen.

 

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

UBiT IR300 Infrared Spectrophotometer

CPT

83013

Performing Lab

Sanford Sioux Falls