Lab Test : CLOtest

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Alternate:Campylobacter Like Organism Test -Gastric Biopsy
Includes:Detection of the urease enzyme of Helicobacter pylori in gastric mucosal biopsies.
Department:Microbiology
Phone:(937) 641-3902
SQ Code:TCLO
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:24 hours
Specimen:Gastric mucosal biopsy
Volume:N/A
Container:CLOTEST gel slide
Temperature:Room temperature, transport to lab within 1 hour.
Rejection:RECEIVED ON ICE
NOT RECEIVED INTO THE LAB WITH-IN 1 HOUR OF COLLECTION
Normal:Negative
Uses:Aids in the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection.
Limitations:A negative test result does not necessarily rule out the presence of Helicobacter pylori.
Method:Culture
 

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