Inform your doctor if you are on any medications, have any allergies or underlying medical conditions before your Urea Breath Test. Your doctor will give specific instructions depending on your condition on how to prepare for Urea Breath Test. Stop Antibiotics 4 weeks before the test and Stop Proton pump inhibitors 2 weeks before the test
During this test, the patient is asked to exhale into a balloon-like bag, which is considered as the baseline sample. The patient is then given a lemon-flavoured solution and breath sample is collected after 15 minutes.
Average price range of the test is approximately Rs.100 depending on the factors of city, quality and availablity.
The normal result for Urea Breath Test for H Pylori is In the absence of any infection, H-pylori does not produce CO2 in the stomach for Unisex gender and for All age groups.