Reveal HP detects HP antibodies in serum, plasma or whole blood produced in response to HP infection. This test delivers highly accurate results to patients and their healthcare providers within minutes, enabling the right treatment to begin immediately. Reveal HP detects HP antibodies in serum, plasma or whole blood produced in response to HP infection. The presence of HP antibodies is indicative of exposure to the agent, and assists in the confirmation of HP infection with additional tests.
Helicobacter pylori (HP) is a bacterial agent associated with peptic ulcer disease and cancers of the human gastrointestinal tract. HP infections, prevalent throughout the world, are treatable with antibiotics; however untreated HP infections can lead to stomach cancer.