Helicobacter Pylori Breath Test

The Helicobacter Pylori Breath Test (HPBT) helps to determine the presence of Helicobacter Pylori bacteria found in the stomach and gut.

/sites/assets/Assets/Article%20Images/digestive_system.jpg?Width=616&Height=275

​Overview

Helicobacter Pylori is a bacterium that can be found in the stomach and part of the gut. It is known to be associated with peptic ulcer. The Helicobacter Pylori Breath Test (HPBT) helps to determine the presence of this bacteria. It is a non-invasive procedure and is as safe as a normal chest x-ray. However it is not performed for pregnant or breast-feeding women or for children under 16 years of age.

To continue reading this article, please click here.

MORE A-Z

Cervical Cancer Prevention
Cervical Cancer Prevention

Precancer of the Cervix — Why the Pap Smear is Important

KK Women's and Children's Hospital
X

Share on Facebook now for
Healthpoints

Stroke: About Stroke
Stroke: About Stroke

An introduction to how a stroke occurs.

Stroke Services Improvement Team
X

Share on Facebook now for
Healthpoints

brain-mri-scan
Stroke: Types and Causes

What are the different types of strokes?

Stroke Services Improvement Team
X

Share on Facebook now for
Healthpoints

More A-Z

416
Helicobacter Pylori Breath Test

 Catalog-Item Reuse

Back to Top