Helicobacter pylori test: Heli-C-CHECK
€ 11,95 € 9,88 ex. VAT
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The most common cause of painful inflammation of the stomach lining with nausea and abdominal discomfort is a bacterium called Helicobacter pylori. Chronic inflammation in the stomach (gastritis) or ulcer may have further consequences. Moreover, Helicobacter pylori can contribute to the development of diseases, such as ulcers in the stomach and lymphoma progress (a type of cancer).
Heli-C-CHECK© is a rapid test for use at home to detect the presence of Helicobacter pylori antibodies in whole blood. Heli-C-CHECK© is intended as an aid in the detection of Helicobacter pylori infection. Heli-C-CHECK© as an immunochromatographic rapid test detects the presence of Helicobacter pylori specific anti-IgG antibodies in a whole blood sample which bind to colloidal gold-labeled antigens. This complex binds to the test line (T) and produces a visible red line.
The test also includes a control system consisting of a control line (C). It confirms sufficient sample volume and a correct test procedure.
The test Heli-C-CHECK detects Helicobacter pylori-IgG-antibody levels above 20 IU/mL with a positive test result.
A positive test result means that Helicobacter pylori antibodies are detectable in your blood sample. The detection of these antibodies indicates with a high probability an existing or recent infection with Helicobacter pylori. To receive a final diagnosis, please consult a physician.
The package contains:
- 1 test cassette in a sealed pouch
- 1 pipette
- 1 glass capillary tube in a protective container
- 1 solution bottle with sample dilution buffer
- 1 safety lancet
- 1 alcohol pad
- 1 band aid
Additionally required but not included in this package:
- 1 timer
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