UBT - Overview: Helicobacter pylori Breath Test

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: UBT    
Helicobacter pylori Breath Test

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

Diagnostic testing for Helicobacter pylori infection in patients suspected to have active H pylori infection or for monitoring response to therapy

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations 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 Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

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

Infrared Spectrophotometry (SP)

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

H. pylori C Urea Breath Test

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

13C Urea Breath Test
H. Pylori Urea Breath Test
Helicobacter Pylori Breath Test
Pylori, Helicobactor Breath Test
Ulcer Breath Test
Urea Breath Test