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%