C urea breath test be a new standard in noninvasive diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection?
Formal name: Helicobacter pylori. Related tests: Gastrin.
Key words : Helicobacter pylori, Omeprazole, Urea breath test. [Thai J Gastroenterol 2007; 8(3):104-8].
Available Tests for Helicobacter pylori Infection*. Non-endoscopic Serologic test. Urea breath test (Active test).
13C-urea breath test in the management of Helicobacter pylori infection. Dig Liver Dis 2005;37:899-906. 20.Graham DY, Opekun AR, Jogi M, et al. False negative urea breath tests with H2-receptor antagonists: interactions between Helicobacter pylori density and pH.
Helicobacter pylori tests are used to detect a Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection in
13C urea breath test (UBT) in the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori: why does it work better with acid test meals? Gut 2003; 52: 933–7.
4.3 A negative result does not rule out the possibility of H. pylori infection. False negative results do occur with this procedure.
Serology should primarily be used when urea breath tests may be false-negative (e.g., current bleeding ulcer or H. pylori suppressing drugs).
What is a C14 Urea breath test and how does it work? Helicobacter pylori (the major cause of gastric and duodenal ulcers) is a fastidious