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Test ID: FHPAF Helicobacter pylori Antigen, Fecal by EIA

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation: To avoid false negative results, no antibiotics, proton pump inhibitors, or a bismuth preparation should be administered to patient for 14 days prior to specimen collection.

Preferred Specimen Type: Unpreserved stool

Supplies: Sterile stool container

Container/Tube: Sterile stool container

Specimen Volume: 4 g

Collection Instructions: Collect 4 grams unpreserved stool in sterile container. Send specimen Frozen.

Method Name

Qualitative Enzyme Immunoassay

Reporting Name

Helicobacter pylori Ag, by EIA

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

1 gm

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Fecal Frozen (preferred) 30 days
  Ambient  4 days
  Refrigerated  4 days

Reference Values


Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Sunday through Saturday

Analytic Time

2 days

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FHPAF Helicobacter pylori Ag, by EIA 17780-8


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
FHPAF Helicobacter pylori Ag, by EIA 17780-8
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