Helicobacter pylori Antigen, Fecal by EIA
0065147
Ordering Recommendation
As an alternative to the H. pylori urea breath test, order this test to diagnose H. pylori.
Mnemonic
PYLORI AG
Methodology
Qualitative Enzyme Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
To avoid false negative results, no antibiotics, proton pump inhibitors, or a bismuth preparation should be administered to patient for 14 days prior to specimen collection.  
Collect
Stool.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 5 g stool to an unpreserved stool transport vial (ARUP supply #40910). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 1 g)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Gastric specimens, swabs or tissue. Specimens in media or preservatives.  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 1 month.  
Reference Interval
Negative  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
87338
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0065147Helicobacter pylori Ag, by EIA17780-8
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Aliases
  • Campylobacter pylori
  • H. pylori
  • H. Pylori Antigen, Stool
  • HpSA