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Test ID: HPFRP    
Helicobacter pylori with Clarithromycin Resistance Prediction, Molecular Detection, PCR, Feces

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

Aiding in the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection and prediction of clarithromycin resistance or susceptibility directly from stool

Highlights

This test detects the Helicobacter pylori 23S ribosomal RNA gene and the 3 most common 23S ribosomal RNA gene single nucleotide variations (A2143G, A2142G, and A2142C) that lead to resistance to clarithromycin.

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 Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

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

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

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

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

H pylori + Clarithro Resist, PCR, F

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

Clarithromycin
H pylori
H. pylori