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Helicobactor pylori: is the blood test more reliable than the stool test?

Question from Noah: Is a blood test more reliable than a stool test?
And do you need to stop taking antacids beforehand?

Answer: The fecal antigen test is the most reliable way to diagnose the helicobacter bacteria and to check whether the therapy around this bacterium succeeded after treatment.
Antacids have no influence, however, it is recommended that the post-treatment control test be done only 4 weeks after antibiotic treatment.

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