This test is used to detect the presence of H. pylori in stool sample. H. pylori is an infectious bacterium that invade and colonize the gastrointestinal tract and causes ulcers and sores. If the infection is not diagnosed and treated, it can lead to chronic gastric problems including gastritis and cancer. The symptoms that lead to the recommendation of this test include bloating, nausea, abdominal pain and indigestion.
LabEspy recommends Walk-In Lab, Ulta Lab Tests, Personalabs for this test.