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Helicobacter pylori Ab, IgG

Helicobacter pylori Ab, IgG (Discontinued 1/15/2013. Refer to H. pylori Ag, Stool [XHPAG/HPAGST] or H. pylori Urea Breath Test [HCHPYBT/HPYBT].) ARUP Labs, E-H Lab Test

Name: Helicobacter pylori Ab, IgG

Test Name: Helicobacter pylori Ab, IgG

Health Link Test Code: Discontinued 1/15/2013. Refer to H. pylori Ag, Stool [XHPAG/HPAGST] or H. pylori Urea Breath Test [HCHPYBT/HPYBT].

Clinical Information:

Serology is not recommended for diagnosis of H. pylori infection (Gastroenterol 129:1753-55, 1756-80, 2005). To detect active infection we recommend the Urea Breath Test on patients >=18 years of age or H. pylori Ag, Stool. See separate test directory entries for these tests.