Helikit ® Box

Helikit®, a 13C breath test is used for the detection of H. pylori bacterium.

Features and Benefits

Helikit® is a non-invasive, non-radioactive and convenient breath test kit for the diagnosis of H. pylori. Helikit® is safe to be used on children over the age of 6.

Overview of Test Administration

Step-by-step guide to Helikit® administration :

  1. The patient exhales a normal breath sample into the reference labeled tube.
    First Breath Sample
  2. The 13C substrate is then consumed.
    Consume 13C Substrate
  3. After 30 minutes, the patient exhales a second breath sample into the second sample tube.
    First Breath Sample
  4. The two tubes are then analyzed by an isotope ratio mass spectrometer (IRMS).
    Two Tubes are Analyzed