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Helicobacter Pylori IgG

1850
4.8
NABL, CAP
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Overview
Interpretations
FAQ's

Overview of Helicobacter Pylori IgG

What is Helicobacter Pylori IgG?

You should get this test done if you have signs and 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.

Sample Type

The sample type collected for Helicobacter Pylori IgG is: Blood

Preparation for Helicobacter Pylori IgG

  • No special preparation required

Why Get Tested for Helicobacter Pylori IgG?

  1. If you have symptoms or signs of infection with H. Pylori infection like epigastric pain, weight loss, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain
  2. If you have completed a regimen of prescribed antibiotics to confirm that H pylori infection has been eliminated


What Results of Helicobacter Pylori IgG mean?

Interpretations

Antibody testing detects bacterial antibodies, but does not distinguish a current infection from an old one.  

  • A negative result confirms no stomach infection
  • A positive result means infection and should be confirmed by a stool antigen or breath test.
  • Levels between 0-20 units means no significant level of IgG antibody were detected
  • Levels between 20.1-24.9 units suggests repeating serological testing within 10-14 days 
  • Levels more than 25 units means you are positive for IgG antibody and suggests an active infection

 




Patient Concerns about Helicobacter Pylori IgG

Frequently Asked Questions about Helicobacter Pylori IgG

Q. Who is at risk for Helicobacter Pylori infection?
The people who are at a high risk for the infection are: Children People living in a developing country People who live with a person who has an active infection People who live in crowded households People who don’t have access to clean drinking water

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