Helicobacter pylori antigen stool test

Helicobacter pylori antigen stool test

Most bacteria are killed by strong acid in the stomach, but Helicobacter pylori thrives on it.

It settles in the mucous tissue of the stomach and usually leads to a lifelong inflammation of all parts of the stomach and causes 80-90% of all gastritis forms.

It is also the most common cause of stomach and duodenal ulcers worldwide and is most likely acquired by ingesting contaminated food and water or through person-to-person contact.

Have you experienced any of the following?

Chronic gastritis, symptoms of gastric ulcers, chronic stomach pains?

How does the test work?

With 94% sensitivity, the accredited laboratories test can help diagnose an infection with these bacteria so that, if appropriate, suitable medication can be taken to cure the infection

Helicobacter pylori antigen stool test

£75.00

Have you experienced any of the following?

Chronic gastritis, symptoms of gastric ulcers, chronic stomach pains?

How does the test work?

With 94% sensitivity, the accredited laboratories test can help diagnose an infection with these bacteria so that, if appropriate, suitable medication can be taken to cure the infection

Test at home

  • Test kit sent out in the post
  • Full instructions included
  • Place stool sample in the post
  • Return sample by post to postal address provided
  • Test sent to German laboratories with a quick turnaround
  • Results sent to you via email
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Most bacteria are killed by strong acid in the stomach, but Helicobacter pylori thrives on it.
It settles in the mucous tissue of the stomach and usually leads to a lifelong inflammation of all parts of the stomach and causes 80-90% of all gastritis forms.
It is also the most common cause of stomach and duodenal ulcers worldwide and is most likely acquired by ingesting contaminated food and water or through person-to-person contact.

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