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Helicobacter pylori culture

Alternative Names:H.pylori culture
Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:TEST NOT AVAILABLE
Specimen Types:Tissue
Container Types:
Fresh Tissue Pot
Collection & Request Instructions:

Gastric biopsy required for this test.

Specimens are required to reach the Microbiology Laboratory at Monash Health (Monash Pathology) within 3 - 6 hours of collection. 

Send specimens directly to the Microbiology Laboratory at Monash Medical Centre NOT via Alfred Pathology Service.

Contact Microbiology laboratory at Monash Pathology on 9594 4565 to discuss transport requirements.

Specimens sent via Alfred Pathology Service will not be processed.

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Send to lab immediately
Assay Frequency:Weekdays
External Laboratory:Monash Pathology