HPSA - Overview: Helicobacter pylori Antigen, Feces

Test Catalog

Test ID: HPSA    
Helicobacter pylori Antigen, Feces

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

As an aid in the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori


Monitoring the eradication of Helicobacter pylori after therapy (in most situations, confirmation of eradication is not mandatory)


The utility of this test in asymptomatic individuals is not known, but testing for Helicobacter pylori in such individuals is not generally recommended

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Helicobacter pylori Diagnostic Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Helicobacter pylori Ag, F

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

H. pylori (Helicobacter pylori)
H. Pylori Antigen, Stool
Helicobacter pylori (Campylobacter pylori)
pylori, Helicobacter (Campylobacter pylori)