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Helicobacter Pylori IgG

(H Pylori IgG)
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Understanding Helicobacter Pylori IgG


What is Helicobacter Pylori IgG?

Helicobacter Pylori is a bacteria that can cause gastritis and peptic ulcers. This test measures IgG antibody produced by the immune system in response to H. pylori infection. 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.


What is Helicobacter Pylori IgG used for?

  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

Interpreting Helicobacter Pylori IgG results


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

Note: It may be elevated for years in infected individuals. Values may reduce after therapy but do not become undetectable.

 



Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 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

Helicobacter Pylori IgG test price for other cities


Price inBangaloreRs. 1709
Price inKolkataRs. 1709
Price inHyderabadRs. 1709
Price inGurgaonRs. 1709
Price inJaipurRs. 1709
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