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Test Code HPAS Helicobacter pylori Antigen, Stool

Additional Codes

Ordering Mnemonic
HPAS

 

Methodology

Immunoassay

Performing Laboratory

Holland Hospital Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

1 ml Unpreserved Stool. Sample may be stored at 2-8 degrees up to 72 hours. After 72 hours, freeze.

 

Collect fecal specimens into a clean, airtight container with no preservatives.

 

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

87338

Reference Values

Not detected (antigen absent)