HELICOBACTER PYLORI UREA BREATH TEST

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Test can only be collected from patients greater than 3 years old. Human breath: Paired breath samples (pre and post) collected in Breathtek™ UBT collection kit bags must be submitted together. Follow instructions provided with kit.

Rejection Criteria
Specimen types other than Breath tek™ UBiT® bags. Specimens from patients less than 3 years old.

Methodology
Infra-red Spectrophotometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
Not detected

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeHPYLB
CPT-4 Code (s)
83013
LOINC Codes
29891-9

Warde
Medical
Laboratory