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Test ID NBLD0211 UREA BREATH TEST - HELICOBACTER PYLORI

AKA

Helicobacter pylori Breath Test,

H. pylori Breath Test

Specimen Type/Requirements

The Urea Breath Test (UBT) is not FDA cleared for patients <3, therefore, testing cannot be performed on patients <3 years of age.
Specimen: Pre and Post Breath Samples. Using the kit provided collect baseline breath sample in the blue bag. Administer the Pranactin-Citric solution. Wait 15 minutes and collect a second breath sample in the pink bag.

Transport Temperature

Transport at room temperature.

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Friday.

Methodology

Infrared Spectrophotometry System

CPT

83013; 83014

Storage On Site

Room temperature.

Performing Lab

Sanford Fargo