Understand Your Test

Helicobacter pylori Testing

Formal Name

 Helicobacter pylori

Why Get Tested?

To diagnose an infection with Helicobacter pylori, bacteria that can cause peptic ulcers.

When To Get Tested?

When you have symptoms of an ulcer, such as gastrointestinal pain that comes and goes, unexplained weight loss, nausea and/or vomiting.