Helicobacter Pylori Breath Test


Used to diagnose helicobacter pylori infections in the stomach.

Patient Instructions:

** Temporarily suspended **

6 hour fast prior to test.

Appointment Notes:

13th March 2017 - This test is temporarily unavailable as advised by the referral laboratory offering the test (they are not currently able to provide a date when the test will be available). We therefore recommend the stool Helicobacter Antigen test as an alternative test (please contact us for further details).


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Sample Requirements:

2 x breath samples (before and 10 minutes after ingestion of a 13-carbon-urea tablet)

Postal Samples Acceptable:


For further details please contact the laboratory at: lab@xxxxbiolab.co.uk