However, i've tested negative for h pylori in my endoscopy and blood test. I'm totally miffed.
A positive blood test for H. pylori antibody may indicate a current or previous infection.
Terms: pylori h test biopsy helicobacter tested gerd negative mastic endoscopy antibiotics. I took an h pylori blood test as well as a biopsy and it was negative.
I have been tested twice for H pylori through blood tests and have never gotten a call from my doctor; therefore assuming the tests are negative. However I have horrible heartburn and burp all the times after eating and drinking.
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Initially, the H pylori blood test is ok, but loses accuracy for re-testing to check whether H pylori has gone.
This is called an H. pylori culture. If no bacteria grow, the culture is negative.
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