HELICOBACTER PYLORI (IGG)

General Information

HLAB/HOL Code: HPYL
UPHSM LIS Test #: 826
Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Testing Time: 1 day
Testing Lab: UP Health System-Marquette

Specimen Info
Only 1 specimen type required, unless otherwise specified

Volume: 1.0 mL serum
Temperature: Refrigerate or Frozen
Tube Type: 1 SST Tube or Red Top
Collection Info:
Specimens are stable at refrigerated temperature (2-10C) for 24 hours. Specimens not tested within 24 hours should be frozen at -20C. Heat-inactivated specimen are not acceptable.

Methods

EIA

Clinical Utilities

Useful as a screening test to identify patients with active Helicobacter pylori associated gastritis.

CPT Codes

86677

* The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding
is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Reference Range

Reference Values Interpretation
0.000 - 0.889 Negative
0.890 - 0.999 Equivocal
>= 1.000 Positive