Helicobacter pylori (Helicobacter pylori- Hp) is a gram (-) microaerophilic bacterium located in various areas of the stomach and duodenum.
Its presence causes chronic inflammation.
As a result of this chronic inflammation, duodenal ulcer, stomach ulcer and stomach cancer may develop.
Rapid urease test is to detect the present of this bacteria in a biopsy sample obtain during a gastroscopy.
After gastroscopy, the biopsy taken during this process is used to determine the presence of Hp rapid test in the samples obtained.
Results are achieved within 2 minutes hence easy reporting is possible and fewer visits are made to the clinics in order to check results.