This test is looking for evidence of an infection by a bacterium, known as Helicobacter pylori. This bacterium is now known to be a major cause of Peptic Ulcer Disease. Erradication treatment with medication leads to disappearance of the antigen in stool.
Recommended for: Suspected stomach cancer, peptic ulcer disease, developing gastritis and gastric adenocarcinoma.
Estimated turnaround time: 1 day
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