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Test Name: Helicobacter pylori Ab, IgG

Test Code(s): Discontinued 1/15/2013. Refer to H. pylori Ag, Stool [XHPAG/HPAGST] or H. pylori Urea Breath Test [HCHPYBT/HPYBT].

Clinical Significance: Serology is not recommended for diagnosis of H. pylori infection (Gastroenterol 129:1753-55, 1756-80, 2005).  To detect active infection we recommend the Urea Breath Test on patients >=18 years of age or H. pylori Ag, Stool.  See separate test directory entries for these tests.


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H. Pylori h pylori HELICOBACTER PYLORI

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