A 26-year-old female asked:
er told me i had a stomach ulcer. wanted to c if they tested for h.pylori, what kinda code on blood work would be for h.pylori?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Mark Kuhnke answered
39 years experience General Surgery
EGD: H pylori is checked via biopsy, which is done during a gastric endoscopy (egd.) you won't find it on your basic blood labwork. Your doctor can help with detailed answers. Good luck.
Answered on Oct 28, 2013
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