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Name of Test
H pylori Breath Test Ref Lab
Alternate Names
180836 LC; Helicobacter
SoftLab Order Code
HPYBP
Epic Order Name
H. PYLORI BREATH TEST, REF LAB LC 180836
Epic Order ID
LAB572
Laboratory
RefLab
Additional Test Information
This test can only be performed on ADULT patients.
Do not place rubber bands around the bags.
Do not place heavier items on top of the bags
Doing so will force the air out of the bags resulting in insufficient sample to perform testing
Sample Type
Breath test kit
Collection Container
One blue sample bag labeled "baseline" and one "postdose" (pink or gray) sample bag.
Collecting Volume
One pre- and one postingestion breath sample
Storage or Stability
Ambient
Causes For Rejection
Improper Handling
Patient Preparation
The patient should fast for at least one hour prior to testing.
Instructions
See collection instructions included in testing kit.
 
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