What Is a Clo Test?


A CLO test also known as a Rapid urea test is a medical test that is used to test for diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori. The acronym CLO stands for Campylobacter-like organism and the test performed at the time of gastroscopy. When doing the test a mucosa is taken from the antrum of the stomach, and is placed into a medium containing urea and an indicator such as phenol red. The presence of H pylori usually results in hydrolysis of urea solution.
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Rapid urease test Lab medicine A diagnostic test performed during a gastric Bx to detect H pylori. See Helicobacter pylori.
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