Helicobacter pylori Urea Breath Test, Infra-red (UBiT®)

The Helicobacter pylori Urea Breath Test, Infra-red (UBiT®) test contains 1 test with 1 biomarker.

Helicobacter pylori is a gram-negative microaerophilic curved bacillus with an affinity for human gastric mucosa. H. pylori has been identified as an important pathogen in the upper GI tract. The casual relationship between H. pylori and chronic active gastritis, duodenal ulcers, and gastric ulcers has been well documented. BreathTek™ UBiT® for H. pylori is a non-invasive, non-radioactive method for detecting urease activity associated with H. pylori infection. It is FDA approved to confirm cure and offers 95.2% sensitivity and 89.7% specificity compared with endoscopic methods.

The following is a list of what is included in the item above. Click the test(s) below to view what biomarkers are measured along with an explanation of what the biomarker is measuring.

Also known as: H-pylori (Breath Test), H. pylori (Breath Test), H. pylori breath test, Helicobacter pylori breath tests, Helicobacter pylori Urea Breath Test Infrared UBiT

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