HELICOBACTER PYLORI (H-PYLORI) TEST
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What is Helicobacter Pylori (H Pylori)?
You can get this test performed if you have signs and symptoms of an ulcer like recurrent stomach pain, feeling of fullness, nausea, indigestion, unexplained weight loss. H. Pylori test may as well be ordered when you have carried out a routine of prescribed antibiotics to confirm that H pylori has been eliminated.
Why is Helicobacter Pylori (H Pylori) performed?
If you have signs of infection with H. Pylori infection like epigastric pain, weight loss, nausea, throwing up, stomach pain If you have carried out a routine of prescribed antibiotics to affirm that H pylori infection has been eliminated. You can get this test done without stress at Abuja and Lagos in Nigeria.
Interpreting Helicobacter Pylori (H Pylori) results
Antibody testing identifies bacterial antibodies, however does not differentiate a new infection from an old one.
A Negative result affirms no stomach infection
A positive result states the capability of an infection and has to be proved a stool antigen or breath test.
Levels between 0-20 unit means no noticeable level of Helicobacter Pylori antibody had been detected
Levels between 20.1-24.9 unit points to repeating serological testing between 10-14 days
Levels above than 25 unit means you are positive for Helicobacter Pylori antibody and suggests an active infection
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ's)
Q. Who is at danger of Helicobacter Pylori infection in Nigeria?
The people who are at a excessive danger for the infection are: Children, People dwelling in a developing country like Nigeria, People who stay together with an individual who has an active infection, people who stay in crowded households and people who cannot access good drinking water.
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