Helicobacter pylori

 

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Samples required

Faeces in sterile faeces collection container (with spatula).

One specimen is sufficient for H.pylori testing. Please cease PPI treatment for at least 2 weeks before testing.

From 2nd June 2014 the virology laboratory no longer offers Helicobacter pylori antibody testing in blood samples.

Test indications

 

Turnaround time

5 working days.

Enquiries

Microbiology (Virology and Serology)