HELICOBACTER PYLORI IGA ANTIBODY

Code
900.1724
Name
HELICOBACTER PYLORI IGA ANTIBODY
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
CPT Codes
86677
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44363
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Gold, SST

Volume

0.5 ml

Transport Info

Centrifuge and immediately transfer serum to separate plastic tube
Refrigerated

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

See Report

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Clinical Significance

1.7 EV or less: Negative - No significant level of IgA antibody to H. pylori detected
1.8-2.2 EV: Equivocal - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful
2.3 EV or greater: Positive - IgA antibody to H. pylori detected, suggestive of active infection

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