Test and confirm treatment success with BreathTek® UBT for H. pylori

This is a simple test that detects active infection with H. pylori, a Class I carcinogen that may be one factor leading to gastric cancer.*1-3
*H. pylori is one of many contributing factors to gastric cancer.1 Invasive and noninvasive H. pylori diagnostic tools are available. BreathTek UBT is a reliable, noninvasive option.3

H. pylori? It's in the bag.

Talk to Your Patients About H. pylori Infection

Give your patients an Appointment Preparation Guide and help drive the discussion about H. pylori.

Options for Testing

BreathTek UBT can be administered in an office, a lab, or both.

LEARN ABOUT CONVENIENCE

For Patients Taking PPIs

BreathTek UBT may be administered to patients currently taking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs).

VIEW PPI INDICATION

Testing for Pediatric Patients

BreathTek UBT is the only urea breath test (UBT) approved for use in children ages 3 to 17 years.3

VIEW PEDIATRIC USE

It is recommended that antibiotics, PPIs, or bismuth preparations should not be taken within 2 weeks prior to administering BreathTek UBT.
If PPIs are used within 2 weeks of BreathTek UBT testing, false negative test results may occur and the test should be repeated 2 weeks after discontinuation of a PPI treatment. A positive result for a patient on a PPI could be considered positive and be acted upon.

nearly 1/3

Nearly 1 in 3 adults in the United States have H. pylori.4

Still using serology

Still using serology to test for H. pylori? Here's what you need to know.

See the ease and convenience

See the ease and convenience of administering BreathTek UBT in your practice.

References
  • The Centre for Digestive Diseases. Helicobacter pylori. http://centrefordigestivediseases.com/helicobacter-pylori/. Accessed November 21, 2017.
  • Ables AZ, Simon I, Melton ER. Update on Helicobacter pylori treatment. Am Fam Physician. 2007;75(3):351-358.
  • BreathTek UBT [package insert]. Rockville, MD: Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.; 2016.
  • Everhart JE, Kruszon-Moran D, Perez-Perez GI, Tralka TS, McQuillan G. Seroprevalence and ethnic differences in Helicobacter pylori infection among adults in the United States. J Infect Dis. 2000;181(4):1359-1363.