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Test Code HP Helicobacter pylori Antibody IgG, Serum

Additional Codes

Ordering Mnemonic
HP

 

Methodology

Indirect solid-phase immunoassay
Useful as a screening test to identify patients with active Helicobacter pylori-associated gastritis.

Performing Laboratory

Holland Hospital Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Serum gel tube

Specimen Volume: 1 mL of serum

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Reference Values

Negative (reported as positive or negative)

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86677