Hydrogen Breath Test


Sunquest Code:Do not order in Misys  
Synonyms:Lactose Intolerance
Turnaround Time:As scheduled.
Special Instructions:Please call Endoscopy at 612-273-4007 to schedule test.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Breath


Processing and Shipping

Test Performed at or Referral Lab (UMMC-East Bank)
Referral Lab number:n/a


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:This is a test for lactose intolerance. It measures breath samples for too much hydrogen. The body makes too much hydrogen when lactose is not broken down properly in the small intestine.


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