H. pylori Biopsy

Test Details

Lab Company: Diagnostic Solutions
Sample Type: Biopsy
Collection Location: In Lab

The H. Pylori profile from Diagnostic Solutions measures the presence and antibiotic resistance of H. Pylori bacteria in a patient's gastrointestinal system.    

🔑 Key Details 📦 Shipping
Preparation & Timing 📊 Results
🧪 Collection Instructions 📚 More Resources
💳 Requisition & Payment
💬 Questions?

Key Details 

  • This test must be collected by your healthcare provider. 
  • Samples can only be shipped Monday - Friday.
  • Samples must be received by the lab within 5 days of collection. 

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Preparation & Timing

  • Continue taking all medications unless otherwise directed by your provider.
  • This test can be taken at any time. 

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Collection Instructions

  1. Your healthcare provider will collect this sample during an endoscopic procedure. 
  2. Your healthcare provider will prepare and ship the sample for you. 
    1. The sample must be collected from the gastric antrum or the fundus. 
    2. The sample must be in a 30 mL plastic, leak-proof vial containing 15 mL of a sterile saline solution.

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Requisition & Payment

  • Your kit has been prepaid. You DO NOT need to pay anything extra.
  • Instructions on how to fill out your requisition can be found HERE.
    • Since you pre-paid for your tests, you do not need to fill in the payment information on any of these forms.

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Shipping

  • Samples may only be shipped Monday through Friday
  • Sample must be received by the lab within 5 days of collection.
  • Your healthcare provider will ship the sample for you. 

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Results

  • Results should be released to your provider 5-10 business days after samples are received at the lab. We cannot guarantee processing time. 
  • Your provider will notify you when your results are in and schedule a follow-up appointment for you to review them together. 
  • Your provider may choose to release your results to you. Rupa cannot release your results without provider authorization.

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More Resources

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Questions?

For general questions, email Rupa Health at support@rupahealth.com. For test-specific questions, contact Diagnostic Solutions by calling 877-485-5336 or chatting with support