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.
Formal name: Helicobacter pylori. Related tests: Gastrin.
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1 Helicobacter pylori (H.pylori image courtesy of www.hpylori.com.au). What are the indications for the C14 Urea breath test?
Activation of EGFR and ERBB2 by Helicobacter pylori results in survival of gastric epithelial cells with DNA damage.
H. pylori or Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium found in the stomachs of millions of people, In many
Results. Helicobacter pylori tests are used to detect a Helicobacter pyloriHelicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection in
The urea breath test (UBT) allows a non-invasive diagnosis of infection by Helicobacter pylori.
Helicobacter pylori (or H. pylori) is a bacteria that can infect the stomach or duodenum (first part of the small intestine). If left untreated, H. pylori bacteria can
Helicobacter pylori is a spiral-shaped bacterium that infects well over 30% of the world’s population.