The urea breath test is a rapid diagnostic procedure used to identify infections by Helicobacter pylori, a spiral bacterium implicated in gastritis, gastric ulcer, and peptic ulcer disease. It is based upon the ability of H. pylori to convert urea to ammonia and carbon dioxide.
Urea Breath Test for H. pylori. The H. pylori test kit contains: · PY test capsule · Two 30ml disposable cups · One drinking straw · One mylar collection balloon · One report form · One mailing box with labels Other materials needed
Order this test to diagnose H. pylori infection. Testing kits are available from Specimen Control, 6240 RCP.
Alimenterics pylori-chek breath test kit. I. intended use.
Caption: H. pylori breath test. Box containing the Pylobactell 13-C urea breath test kit to diagnose gastroduodenal Helicobacter pylori infection. Next to the box is a carton of orange juice, which is taken before the test to prevent gastric (stomach) emptying.
H. Pylori Rapid Test kit Background Information Helicobacter pylori is a corkscrew-shaped, gram-negative rod that lives in the mucous layer of the stomach.
The 13C-urea breath test is a non-invasive qualitative method to detect active H. pylori infection.
This test is a measure of current, as opposed to past, infection with helicobacter pylori bacterium. It is useful to monitor whether or not eradication therapy has been effective. If the result of this test is positive, you need eradication therapy which has to be prescribed by your GP/physician.
1) This procedure is specific and should only be used with the Urea C13 Breath Test screening kit; 2) The following groups of medications should not be used 2 to 4 weeks prior to performing the H. Pylori breath test, as they may interfere with test results; § Proton Pump Inhibitors (H+, K+...
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