Helicobacter pylori Test


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Easy At-Home Test
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Lab Analysis
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Results in 4 Days
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Stool Sample
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Stomach pain around mealtimes? Bloating? Nausea? H. pylori affects 1-in-5 of us and might be to blame. Take a quick and easy stool test to find out.

Use our easy home sampling kit to send a stool sample to the lab. Your sample will be analysed by our UKAS-accredited lab partner (who also test for the NHS) and you'll get your results and doctor's report in days.

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Depending on your age, sex and any symptoms, you may consider adding to your test panel.

Total Price:£73.00
Helicobacter pylori Stool Antigen Test results dashboard

Our Helicobacter pylori Test is for you if...

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    You've got indigestion symptoms such as stomach pain around mealtimes, bloating or nausea.

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    A close friend or family member has had H. pylori infection.

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    You want a quick, easy and accurate test for H. pylori as well as doctor's advice on what your result means.

How does the
Helicobacter pylori Test help you?

Dr Merrifield, our medical director

Dr Claire Merrifield

GP & PhD

our medical director

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Indigestion is a common complaint but it can really get in the way of enjoying food. You might be having symptoms such as:

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    Pain or discomfort in the stomach shortly before or after eating
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    Bloating and belching
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    Feeling sick or nauseous
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    Uncomfortable fullness after eating

Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a very common stomach infection which causes inflammation (gastritis) and indigestion. It also increases the risk of stomach ulcers and stomach cancer. Up to 1 in 5 people in the UK are infected with H. pylori and most won’t even have symptoms.

Our quick and easy stool test detects H. pylori stool antigen to tell you if you have an infection with Helicobacter pylori. If you do have a positive result, we can also advise you on treatment which is generally just a short course of antibiotics and some antacid medication.

Limitations of the H. pylori test

Although the H. pylori stool antigen test is one of the gold-standard tests to diagnose H. pylori infection it's not perfect:

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    A small number of people (around 2 in 100) can have a negative result but later be found to have H. pylori
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    Occasionally the test can give a "borderline" result where it's not clear if you have H. pylori or not. In these cases, guidelines recommend taking the test again a few weeks later.
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What's tested
and why?

H. pylori Infection

H. pylori affects 1-in-5 of us and can cause indigestion, stomach ulcers and even stomach cancers. Most people don't even know they've got it.


How Selph
testing works

Collect & Post Sample
Collect & Post Sample

Collect your sample at home or visit a clinic.

Use the included envelope to post your sample back to our UKAS-accredited lab (The Doctors Laboratory) for analysis.

Accurate Results, explained
Accurate Results, explained

We'll deliver your results to your dashboard. Every result is explained so you're in control.

You can also track your results over time.

Get Support & Progress
Get Support & Progress

Our experts will give you a report so you'll know what your results mean.

We'll highlight how you can use your results to understand symptoms, pick up health problems early and take action.

Helicobacter pylori Test FAQs

Please get in touch if you have any other questions about our tests.

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