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Test Code SQ SHPAG, EPIC LAB397 Helicobacter pylori Antigen, Stool

Methodology

Rapid Lateral Flow Immunoassay

Performing Laboratory

Meriter Laboratories

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Stool
Container/Tube: Clean, dry, leakproof container

Specimen Volume: 1 g

Specimen Transport Temperature

Specimen Type

Temperature

Time

Stool

Refrigerated

72 Hours

 

Frozen 

72 Hours

 

Ambient 

No

Reference Values

Negative for Helicobacter pylori stool antigen

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Analytical Time

Stat:

1 hour

Routine:

24 hours

Test Classification and CPT Coding

87338