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Test Code ZG096 Helicobacter pylori Antigen, Feces

Additional Codes

Ordering MnemonicMayo Test ID
HPYLSHPSA

Reporting Name

Helicobacter pylori Ag, F

Useful For

As an aid in the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori

 

Monitoring the eradication of Helicobacter pylori after therapy (in most situations, confirmation of eradication is not mandatory)

Testing Algorithm

See Helicobacter pylori Diagnostic Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Fecal


Specimen Required


Supplies: Stool Collection Kit, Random (T635)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic container

Specimen Volume: 5 g

Collection Instructions: Mix stool well.

Additional Information: Falsely negative results may be obtained within 2 weeks of treatment with antimicrobials, bismuth, or proton pump inhibitors – see cautions for details.


Specimen Minimum Volume

5 g

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Fecal Frozen (preferred) 60 days
  Refrigerated  48 hours

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; Varies

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

87338

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
HPSA Helicobacter pylori Ag, F 17780-8

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
24088 Helicobacter pylori Ag, F 17780-8

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)