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Test Code: HELI Preferred Name Helicobacter pylori antibodies

No
N/A
External
Contact laboratory
Medicare Item
N/A

Test Tubes

ImageSpecimen TypeSpecimen VolumeTube Type
Blood (adult)8 mLSST with gel 8.5 mL (Dark Yellow Top)
Blood (paediatric)1 mL2x SST with gel 600 uL Paed (Red or Yellow top)
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1. A positive result does not differentiate past from present  infection with H.pylori.
2. This test is less sensitive than the biopsy urease test and has only a limited place in diagnosis.

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