[Efficacy of fecal detection of Helicobacter pylori with the HpSA technique in patients with upper digestive hemorrhage].

@article{Peas2001EfficacyOF,
  title={[Efficacy of fecal detection of Helicobacter pylori with the HpSA technique in patients with upper digestive hemorrhage].},
  author={D L{\'o}pez Pe{\~n}as and Antonio Naranjo Rodr{\'i}guez and J Mu{\~n}oz Molinero and F de Carlos Rodr{\'i}guez L{\'o}pez and Carmen G{\'a}lvez Calder{\'o}n and M Chicano Gallardo and Fernando L{\'o}pez Rubio and Gonzalo Mi{\~n}o Fugarolas},
  journal={Gastroenterologia y hepatologia},
  year={2001},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={5-8}
}
BACKGROUND The rapid urease test is the most commonly used test in the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage. However, some studies have suggested that results of this test are frequently false negative when blood is present. An effective new enzyme immunoassay for determining H. pylori antigens in stools has recently begun to be used. AIM To determine the efficacy of the H. pylori stool antigen test (HpSAT) in patients with upper… CONTINUE READING