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Lab Test Dictionary

H. Pylori Antigen, Stool

Methodology

EIA


Synonyms

Helicobacter pylori

Specimen Type

Stool

Performing Lab

Microbiology


Epic ID

LAB001314

Lab Test Days

Daily

Standard TAT

24 Hours


Collection Information

Specimen Required

Unpreserved stool specimen

Container Type

Sterile Container


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp= 24 Hours; Refrigerate= 72 Hours; Frozen= 30 Days

Rejection Criteria

Preserved stool, swabs, diapers

Test Volume Required

Pea-sized amount


CPT Codes

87338


Revised

10-06-22

Initials

DM