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Published on November 18, 2020

Helicobacter pylori Culture

ID confirmed if isolated and susceptibility testing will be performed

Test ID   LAB5806
EPIC Order
  HELICOBACTER PYLORI CULTURE
CPT Code(s)   87081 (87077, 87153,87176, 87181, 87186, 87150 if appropriate)
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Microbiology
Tube Station   82
Specimen Routine: Gastric Biopsy moistened with sterile saline; see comments.
  Micro:
0.5x0.2x0.2-cm sized piece of tissue
Availability Reference Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories
Turnaround Time   8-30 days

Internal Reference Testing & Outreach Handling Instructions

 

Sample must be double spun (Platelet poor plasma).
Aliquot and freeze within 4 hours of collection
Reference Range   See Separate report.
Comments
Deliver to laboratory immediately.  Sample must be received in UNC Hospital lab by 3pm to be sent out the same day of collection.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on November 18, 2020

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514