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Recovery of Helicobacter pylori from gastric specimens for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of the organism (amoxicillin, ciprofloxacin, clarithromycin, metronidazole and tetracycline are routinely tested)
|Test ID||Reporting Name||Available Separately||Always Performed|
|GID||Bacteria Identification||No, (Bill Only)||No|
|TISSR||Tissue Processing||No, (BIll Only)||No|
|MIC||Sensitivity, MIC||No, (Bill Only)||No|
|SUS||Susceptibility||No, (Bill Only)||No|
When this test is ordered, the reflex tests may be performed and charged.
When Helicobacter pylori is isolated, identification will be confirmed and susceptibility testing performed. The routine susceptibility panel includes amoxicillin, ciprofloxacin, clarithromycin, metronidazole, and tetracycline.
See Helicobacter pylori Diagnostic Algorithm in Special Instructions
Conventional Culture Techniques