GI disease A breath test for detecting gastric urease produced by H pylorii. See Helicobacter pylori.
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The recommendation of that panel was to reconstruct or add patients to a confirmatory clinical trial to replicate the accuracy levels of the PYtest.
The PYtest utilizes urea labeled with the radioisotope 14C as the active ingredients in the capsule.
Currently a license to handle the PYtest is needed, Call TRI-MED SPECIALTIES, INC.
PYtest is the breath test that can be done economically at the physicians office or a medical facility.