In addition H. pylori status was conrmed by rapid ureasi test and 13C-urea breath test. Result: A total of 5102 consecutive patients were enrolled.
C urea breath test be a new standard in noninvasive diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection?
What Medications can interfere with the test? Other organisms may produce the urease enzyme and can give a false positive reading.
Use of the 14C breath test in the treatment of Helicobacter pylori. Can J Gastroenterol 1995;9(4): 191-194.
H. pylori. Introducing. The Exalenz BreathID® Breath Test System is a breath test platform for disease diagnosis and management.
A non-invasive, non-radioactive breath test for e ective, proactive H. pylori management to
Available Tests for Helicobacter pylori Infection*. Non-endoscopic Serologic test. Urea breath test (Active test).
The Helicobacter pylori urea breath test can detect very low levels of H pylori and, by assessing the entire gastric mucosa, avoids the risk of sampling errors inherent in biopsy-based methods.
Urea breath tests are a non-invasive method for detecting current H. pylori infection.
Methods: A total of 36 dyspeptic patients who tested positive for H. pylori infection by the rapid urease test were enrolled.