IJSRP, Volume 2, Issue 12, December 2012 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Dr Madhu Sharma, Dr. Preeti Mehta, Dr. Prakriti Vohra
Multiple tests are available to determine whether a patient is infected with Helicobacter pylori. Some of the methods for identification of this organism include: direct methods like smear examination, culture, histological sections and DNA probe technique; others are indirect like urea breath test and serology. The plethora of diagnostic tests available for the presence of Helicobacter pylori indicate that none of them is 100% accurate.