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Helicobacter pylori Breath test, Pediatric (New test)

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code HPUBP
Test group H pylori
Performed by Quest
Sendout? yes
Method Infrared spectrophotometry
Patient Preparation Patient should fast one hour before collection of baseline breath sample. Pranactin¨-Citric contains a small amount of aspartame sweetener. Test may not be suitable for patients with phenylketonuria whose dietary phenylalanine should be restricted
Collection Instructions Human breath from patients 3-17 years of age: Paired breath samples (pre and post) collected in BreathTekª UBT Collection Kit bags and must be submitted together. Follow instructions provided with kit

For patients 3-17 years of age: Gender, height, weight, and age, must be provided on the pediatric UHR card included in the BreathTekª UBT Collection Kit.
Container type BreathTekª UBT Collection Kit
Sample type
UCSF Rejection Criteria Specimen types other than BreathTekª UBT bags Specimens from patients <3 years old
Processing notes Forward samples to CB ambient. Paired breath samples (pre and post) collected in BreathTekª UBT Collection Kit bags and must be submitted together. Order Quest test code 92491.
Ref Lab Rejection Criteria Specimen types other than BreathTekª UBT bags Specimens from patients <3 years old
Normal range Not detected
Synonyms Campylobacter pyloridis; H pylori; gastritis
Stability Room temperature 1 week
Turn around times 3-5 days
CPT coding 83013-90
Last Updated 1/14/2016 2:57:47 PM
Entry Number 1695
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