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H.PYLORI BREATH TEST, PEDIATRIC

Test Number:
  • 2010925
Test Alias:
  • Urea Breath Test
  • UBiT
Preferred Specimen:
  • Breath
Container Type:
  • BreathTek™ UBT Collection Kit bags
Alternative Specimen:
Volume:
Collection Instructions:
  • PATIENT PREPARATION: Patient should fast one hour before collection of baseline breath sample. Pranactin®-Citric contains a small amount of aspartame sweetener. Test may not be suitable for patients with phenylketonuria whose dietary phenylalanine should be restricted.

    PREFERRED SPECIMEN: Human breath from patients 3-17 years of age: Paired breath samples (pre and post) collected in BreathTek™ UBT Collection Kit bags and must be submitted together. Follow instructions provided with kit.

    COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS: For patients 3-17 years of age: Gender, height, weight, and age, must be provided on the pediatric UHR card included in the BreathTek™ UBT Collection Kit.

    TRANSPORT CONTAINER:Tightly capped blue and pink BreathTek™ UBT Collection Kit bags. Note: Bags may leak if cap is not attached. Keep each pair of breath samples together reusing the plastic kit pouch provided.

Transport Temperature:
  • CRITICAL ROOM TEMPERATURE. Do not freeze.
Specimen Stability:
  • Room temperature: 7 days
  • Refrigerated: Unacceptable
  • Frozen: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Infra-red Spectrophotometry (IR)
CPT Code:
  • 83013
Reject Criteria:
  • Specimen types other than BreathTek™ UBT bags • Specimens from patients <3 years old
Reference Range:
  • Not detected
Report Available:
  • 2 days

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