Helicobacter Pylori Blood Test

Check the presence of H.pylori antibodies in the blood.

Results in 1 day


What is this test?

The Helicobacter pylori antibody blood test is a convenient, highly accurate method to detect the presence of H. pylori bacteria, which can cause peptic ulcers, gastritis, and other gastrointestinal conditions.

Understand your Symptoms

Symptoms of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection can vary, and some may experience no symptoms. However, common symptoms associated with H. pylori infection may include:

  • Abdominal Pain: Persistent or recurring pain in the upper abdomen, often described as a dull or burning sensation.
  • Nausea and Vomiting: Feeling nauseous and experiencing episodes of vomiting, particularly after eating.
  • Loss of Appetite: A decreased desire to eat or feeling full quickly after consuming small amounts of food.
  • Unexplained Weight Loss: Losing weight unintentionally without changing your diet or lifestyle.
  • Bloating and Excessive Gas: Feeling bloated or gassy after meals may contribute to abdominal discomfort.
  • Frequent Burping: Burping more frequently than usual, often accompanied by a feeling of relief.
  • Heartburn and Acid Reflux: Experiencing a burning sensation in the chest (heartburn) or regurgitation of stomach acid into the throat (acid reflux).
  • Fatigue: Feeling tired, weak, or lacking energy, even after adequate rest.
  • Dark or Tarry Stools: In some cases, H. pylori infection can lead to bleeding in the digestive tract, resulting in dark or tarry stools.

It's important to note that these symptoms can also indicate other gastrointestinal conditions, so it is essential to consult with a healthcare professional for proper evaluation and diagnosis.

How long does it take?

The test turnaround is 1 day.

Type of sample

Blood sample

What is included in this test

Helicobacter Pylori Antibodies (IgG)

The H. pylori IgG blood test measures the antibodies to H. pylori in the blood.

H. pylori Antibodies (IgG)

The benefits of this blood test

  • Early detection of H.Pylori infection
  • Treatment, health insights and support
  • Guidance to manage the symptoms
  • Lifestyle advice

Detection of H.Pylori

Are you experiencing abdominal pain, nausea, and loss of appetite? This test can identify if H.pylori is the cause.

Understand your symptoms

Are you diagnosed with ulcers, gastritis or related gastrointestinal conditions? This test can confirm whether you have H.pylori infection.

Monitoring treatment effectiveness

The test can check if H. pylori has been successfully eradicated after treatment.

Follow-up testing

The test can check continued absence of H. pylori after the initial treatment

Early detection

Prompt identification and treatment of H.pylori before complications may develop.

Personalised care

Healthcare providers use the test results to guide appropriate treatment options.

Peace of mind

The test provides confidence that any H. pylori infection has been cured or was never present.

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