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Helicobacter Stool Antigen Test

Helicobacter Stool Antigen Test

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Helicobacter pylori infection is the cause of most stomach and duodenal ulcers and can be confirmed by a blood test” “Moreover, H. pylori alterations of the mucosa have been implicated in the development of gastric cancer.

Who is this test for?

  • For individuals who suffer from repeated indigestion symptoms
  • People who are taking long-term anti-inflammatory medication such as ibuprofen, aspirin, etc
  • People who have unexplained vitamin B12 or iron deficiency anaemia


Gnawing or burning abdominal pain, indigestion, weight loss, loss of appetite, bloating, frequent belching, nausea or vomiting

How the test works?

It uses a small sample of stool to look for evidence of infection. Fasting is not required

What is being measured?

Stool Antigen.

Specimen requirements?

Stool sample

Special instructions?

Prior to this test you should not have taken any antibiotics for at least four weeks. Also, you should not have taken a PPI or H2-receptor antagonist acid-suppressing medicine for at least two weeks.

Turnaround Time?

3 working days after receipt of sample

Price includes

  • ~ Stool sample kit which contains one faecal collection paper, One collection tube with spoon, one Specimen safe mailing pack, one labelled mailing envelope & Instructions for use
  • ~ Postage & packaging: special pre-paid packaging is provided to return your sample safely, by post, to our laboratory for testing
  • ~ Cost of laboratory Analysis
  • ~ Medical questionnaire: a medical questionnaire helps our doctors when explaining the abnormal result
  • ~ Interpretation of results: abnormal result will be commented and relevant advice given by one of our experienced GPs or specialists
  • ~ Copy of laboratory result: results will be sent by email. If required, we will also send you a hard copy by post.
  • ~ Free follow-up: your personalised follow-up ID number will allow you to access free confidential medical advice if required.
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