rapid urease test


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rapid urease test

CLO test, see there.
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H pylori testing by rapid urease test and histology was negative.
pylori Diagnostic test Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) Noninvasive/nonendoscopic tests Fecal antigen test 90 95 Antibody detection ELISA 94 78 Serum immunoassay 89 74 Whole blood immunoassay 83 75 Urea breath test 90 96 Invasive/endoscopic tests Rapid urease tests 88-90 95-100 Histology 93 99 Culture 80-95 100
Based on the same principle as the urea breath test, rapid urease tests detect the presence of bacterial urease in gastric mucosal biopsies.
Laine L, Lewin D, Naritoku W, et al: Prospective comparison of commercially available rapid urease tests for the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori.
In the case of the CLO test (the most widely used and best studied rapid urease test (7)) the reading was done at 24 hours.
The influence of size or number of biopsies on rapid urease test results: a prospective evaluation.
The best gastric site for obtaining a positive rapid urease test.
Comparison of the clinical feasibility of three rapid urease tests in the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection.
According to our results, the rapid urease test (CLOtest) is a reliable, fast, inexpensive means of diagnosing H pylori activity both in dental plaque and in gastric mucosa.
pylori organisms associated with chronic active inflammation on antral histology or by the combination of both a positive UBT and a positive rapid urease test.
pylori on antral biopsies or by the combination of a positive UBT and positive rapid urease test.
Infection status was determined in all patients by using three tests: (a) rapid urease tests (CLO test or PyloriTek[R] test); (b) antral histology with hematoxylin and eosin stain; silver stain was used at the pathologist's discretion; and (c) [[sup.

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