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Ulcer Screening

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Screening for the presence of Helicobacterpylori, a bacteria responsible for stomach ulcers.

  • Helicobacter Pylori

    Helicobacter pylori tests are used to detect a Helicobacter pylori. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection in the stomach and upper part of the small intestine (duodenum camera.gif). H. pylori can cause peptic ulcers. But most people with H. pylori in their digestive systems do not develop ulcers.

  • H.Pylori Antibodies

    A blood test checks to see whether your body has made antibodies to H. pylori bacteria. If you have antibodies to H. pylori in your blood, it means you either are currently infected or have been infected in the past.