Helicobacter Pylori Antigen Test

95% of hyperacidity is associated with h. pylori
Illustration of gastritis

Test Principle

This test is used to confirm colonization of the gastric mucosa by the bacteria Helicobacter Pylori. It detects bacterial antigens in stool and when positive indicates an active infection. H. Pylori has been associated with over 95% of hyperacidity conditions.

Diseases /Conditions :

  • Gastritis
  • Hyperacidity
  • Esophagitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

Sample:

Stool

Test Type:

Serological Test

Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT)

Equipment:

Stool Container, Test cassettes, Buffer

Procedure:

  • To populate

Results /Reference Range:

Negative or Positive for H. Pylori