13c urea breath test kit is used to test Helicobacter pylori (HP). A brief explanation is given about HP as follows:
Helicobacter Pylori is a spiral-shaped bacterium that inhabits the stomach in about 50% of the world population. It is passed from person to person and it is usually contracted during childhood. This bacterium causes a chronic low-level inflammation of the stomach lining and it has been proven that its presence is associated with the development of duodenal and gastric ulcers. It has also been proved that it has an influence in stomach cancers.
Advantages of 13c urea breath test kit:
●Non-radioactive: Unlike 14C, it is without radioactive, which can be applied to children, pregnant women and aged people.
●Accuracy: Sensitivity 96%, specificity 98%.
●Comfortable: Non-invasive, unlike traditional methods: Endoscopic tube insertion, blood test.
●Convenient: Patients only need to exhale and take liquid medicine.
●Quick: Entire test only 30 minutes.
All doubtful HP infected people;
Chronic gastritis, digestive ulcer, gastric cancer and Malt tumor infected persons;
HP radical curative effect patients.
1. Exhale into the first bag, used as baseline sample.
2. Mix the 75 mg reagent contained in the plastic container with purified water and drink the solution.
3. Wait for 20-30 minutes. No food or drink during this time.
4. Exhale in the other bag to collect the second sample.