Helicobacter Pylori IgM - Serum

Helicobacter Pylori IgM - Serum

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Helicobacter pylori tests are used to detect a Helicobacter pyloriHelicobacter pylori (H.pylori) infection in the stomach and upper part of the small intestine

This Test Includes

Helicobacter Pylori IgM

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:Helicobacter Pylori IgM - Serum Test

Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only

Reports

Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

To diagnose an infection with Helicobacter pylori, bacteria that can cause peptic ulcers.

What is this test

You should get this test done if you have signs or symptoms of an ulcer like recurrent abdominal pain, feeling of fullness, nausea, indigestion, unexplained weight loss. H. Pylori test may be ordered when you have completed a regimen of prescribed antibiotics to confirm that H pylori has been eliminated.