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Helicobacter pylori Antibodies, IgG



Product Description

The Helicobacter pylori Antibodies, IgG test aids in the diagnosis of H pylori infection; determine the cause of chronic type B gastritis or ulcers of the stomach or duodenum. Although earlier ELISA tests for IgG antibodies to H pylori had poor specificity, more recent studies have shown both high sensitivity (96%) and high specificity for H pylori associated with chronic gastritis. H pylori serology has become a standard tool for investigating the epidemiology of H pylori infections.