Helicobacter Pylori Antigen (home stool sample test kit)
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a type of bacteria that infects the digestive system. Many people with H. pylori will never have symptoms or infection. But for others, the bacteria can cause a variety of digestive disorders. These include gastritis (inflammation of the stomach), peptic ulcers (sores in the stomach, small intestine, or esophagus), and certain types of stomach cancer.
Why to take this test?
• You have gastrointestinal pain or symptoms of an ulcer
• You have tried over the counter remedies for indigestion but still have symptoms
• Abdominal pain that is worse when your stomach is empty
• Loss of appetite
• Frequent burping
• Unintentional weight loss
What is included?
° Your stool sample collection kit will be sent to you by post
° Follow the instructions provided, fill out the form where necessary and post your sample to the lab - prepaid envelope provided
° Your test result will be emailed to you within 5 working days
° Post result advice from our qualified Nutritional Therapist will be available on request