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Test Code NBLD0211 Helicobacter Pylori Breath Test


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).


Room Temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: NA
Frozen: NA

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: NA
Lipemia: NA

Transport Temperature

Room Temperature


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


UBiT IR300 Infrared Spectrophotometer



Performing Lab

Sanford Sioux Falls