BreathTek for detection of H. Pylori Infection offers: Instant result with sensitivity (95.5%) and specificity (96.0%)
H. pylori is associated with significant morbidity, Causes more than 90% of duodenal ulcers and up to 80% of gastric ulcers. It is also responsible for most cases of stomach cancer. H. pylori infection can lead to impaired glucose tolerance. Recent data from NHANES found a significant association between H. pylori infection and increased A1c levels; In another study, elderly Latinos with H. pylori infection were nearly 3 times more likely to develop diabetes than noninfected individuals.