H. pylori Ab, IgG (Helicobacter Pylori, H pylori, HPG)

Test Code
HPG

Preferred Specimen
1 mL Serum-SST

Instructions
"Avoid hemolyzed specimen. Use ultacentrifuge to clear lipemic sample
Testing Frequency: Monday,Wednesday,Friday"

Transport Container
SST - Immulite Testing

Transport Temperature
Refrigerate

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Stability: 3 days 2-8 degrees or 6 months -20 degrees

Methodology
Chemiluminescent Immunometric assay

Clinical Significance
"Expected Value(s):
Negative"



The CPT Codes provided in this document 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 payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.