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PYtest 14C Urea Breath Test

 

Test requirement:

i.Fasting at least 4 hours prior to test.

ii.Not presently taking any antibiotic.

 

 Interpretation of results:

 

     < 50 DPM Definitely negative for H.pylori

50 - 199 DPM Borderline positive for H.pylori

    > 200 DPM Definitely positive for H.pylori

       (DPM - Disintegrations per minute)

All results are read within two standard deviations with a specificity of 100% and a confidence interval of 99%

 

Treatment regimens for Helicobacter pylori.

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