Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

Preliminary results are reported in 96 hours. Negative results are reported after 1 week.

MiChart Code
Helicobacter Pylori Cult
Soft Order Code
HPCUL

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Helicobacter pylori Culture, Gastric Biopsy
H. pylori Culture
Gastric Biopsy Culture, Helicobacter pylori
Culture, Helicobacter pylori
HPC
HELICOBACTER PYLORI CULTURE

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Culture

Test Usage

Isolate Helicobacter pylori for susceptibility testing when patient has failed therapy.

Reference Range

No Helicobacter pylori isolated.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect gastric biopsy. Send immediately to the Microbiology laboratory.

Collection Offsite

Please notify MLabs Client Services to schedule testing prior to collecting specimen. Specimen transport should be arranged so that the specimen is received by MLabs within 3 hours of collection; request a STAT courier if necessary. Send gastric biopsy specimen at room temperature.

100ml Plastic Specimen Container
Normal Volume
0.2 gram of tissue
Minimum Volume
0.005 gram of tissue

Billing Information

CPT Code
87070
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
587-6

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.