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Blood test positive after breath test was negative

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Re: Blood test positive after breath test was negative

Post by Helico_expert » Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:37 am

Antibodies can stay in the body for a long time. But not everyone has a long term memory cell for H. pylori. Some people's anti-HP antibody only remain in the body for a few months.

as for the info about HP surviving outside human body, sorry I missed this post. HP does not survive well outside human body. So there is very little information about this. For most, there is a couple of papers mentioned about detecting HP DNA in water. Then again, detecting DNA doesnt mean the bacteria is alive.

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