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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeUBTH
Method

Since April 2021 in-house C13 breath test no longer able to be measured at Walkato Stable Isotope Unit.

External Price$84.60(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Fill out request form below. Ask patient to book for a breath test by phoning Canterbury Health Labs Blood Test Centre 364 0300 ext. 89920 or 86306.

Patients must have ceased antibiotic treatment for 4 weeks prior and Losec, Omeprazole, Somac or Pantoprazole for 2 weeks prior to performing the test. Patient must arrive fasting.

Alternatively Doctor can perform the test. Obtain a pre-purchased Urea Breath test kit by phoning 03 364-0484. Kit details are provided inside.

Specimen Collection Protocols

 

 

Patient SpecimenBreath Samples collected using Urea Breath Test Kit
Sample Delivery to LabRoom temperature
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsRoom temperature
Aliquot Transport to CHLRoom temperature
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Specialist
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0118 | x80118
Test AvailabilityNOT available from April 21
Turnaround TimeCurrently unknown as no provider able to perform measurement.
Reference Interval

Normal < 5 delta 13C units

Additional Information

For Result Enquiry phone 0800 THE LAB (0800 843 522) or ask for ext. 80118 to speak to James Yeo or Christine Leaver .

Delphic Number Test Number3377

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