Heliprobe® System is a Urea Breath Test perfectly suited for primary diagnosis and for post treatment follow-up of Helicobacter pylori infection. It is a reliable, safe and cost-effective near-patient testing system .
The system comprises a capsule, a card for capturing the breath sample and the analyser unit.
The HeliCap™ capsule contains: labelled urea and is swallowed by the patient. The BreathCard contains a medium designed to trap the breath being tested. It includes an indicator window that changes colour when enough breath has been collected.
The Heliprobe analyser: is a small, sturdy desktop sized unit with a simple interface.
How it works ?
Simply swallow, breathe and analyse
- Patients swallow a HeliCap™ capsule on empty stomach.
- After 10 minutes, the patient will breath into a BreathCard™ which holds the breath sample.
- The card is then placed into the HeliProbe analyser and a button press initiates the analysis. After 250 seconds the result of the test is available.