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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeHPAG
Method

Certest ICT

Diagnostic Use / Indications

H.pylori faecal antigen test is used for both diagnosis and monitoring infection.

External Price$32.78(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Antimicrobials, proton pump inhibitors or bismuth preparations suppress H.pylori in the gut. Ingestation of these agents may give false negative test results.

It is recommended the H.pylori faecal antigen test is performed at least 2 weeks post treatment

Specimen Collection Protocols

Unacceptable samples in PVA/SAF

Patient SpecimenFaeces
Sample Delivery to LabRefrigerate up to 48hrs, if longer -20C.
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Bacteriology
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Contact Phone Number03 364 0349 | x89707
Test AvailabilityDaily Mon-Sat
Turnaround Time24 hours
Delphic Number Test Number2278

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