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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)

COLLECTION NOTES

--No collection notes--

GENERAL NOTES



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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