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.
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 Name
0065147Helicobacter pylori Ag, by EIA
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Cross References
  • Campylobacter pylori
  • H. pylori
  • H. Pylori Antigen, Stool
  • HpSA