Methodological problems and pitfalls of urea breath test.

  title={Methodological problems and pitfalls of urea breath test.},
  author={Francesco Perri and Virginia Festa and Rocco Clemente and Michele Quitadamo and Angelo Andriulli},
  journal={Italian journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  volume={30 Suppl 3},
Although several papers on the urea breath test have been published, some methodological questions are still unsolved: the dose of 13C-urea, the test meal composition, the breath sampling, the fasting or fed condition, the postural settings, and the cut-off points. Moreover, special conditions, such as those occurring in paediatric and uraemic patients or… CONTINUE READING