Helicobacter Pylori, IgG
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Is this bacteria the cause of your gastritis?
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This test measures for IgG antibodies to Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) which are strongly associated with chronic gastritis (inflammation of the stomach) and peptic ulcer disease.
More than 50% of the world's population harbor H. pylori in their upper gastrointestinal tract. Infection is more prevalent in developing countries, and incidence is decreasing in Western countries.
H. pylori is a bacterium that can inhabit various areas of the stomach and small intestine, causing a chronic, low-level inflammatory state. Over 80% of individuals infected with the bacteria are asymptomatic.
Fasting is not required for this test. Take all medications as prescribed.
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