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ABCA2 AUTOMATED BREATH 13CO2 ANALYSER Sercon are dedicated to the design, manufacture and support of Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometers and their associated sample preparation systems. The ABCA2 is the high performance, high sample throughput Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer for breath analysis. The outstanding performance and versatility, combined with user friendly software, make the ABCA2 the only choice for 13C breath tests. Superior performance, high sample throughput and unlimited sample capacity ensure that this is the ultimate instrument for Helicobacter pylori detection. Optional bar...

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THE ABCA2 IS THE ULTIMATE INSTRUMENT FOR HELICOBATER PYLORI DETECTION C is a non-radioactive, naturally occurring stable isotope which is used to label a specific metabolic substrate. The patient ingests and metabolises the substance, such as urea, in such a way that the 13C is released as 13CO2 and expelled in the patient’s breath. The level of 13CO2 measured in the breath is used to determine a particular metabolic disorder. 13 The ABCA2 provides a rapid, accurate and sensitive analysis of the metabolic product so providing an unparalleled level of precision, accuracy and reliability while...

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THE UREA BREATH TEST (UBT): • In 2010, the worldwide prevalence of H Pylori infection ranged between 7% and 87%. The average prevalence in Europe is around 30%. • The UBT using 13C-urea remains the best test to diagnose H pylori infection, it has a high accuracy and is easy to perform. • For UBT, sensitivity is 88-95% and specificity 95%-100%. • The UBT is an excellent test H Pylori eradication after treatment. • Early eradication of H Pylori was shown to prevent gastric cancer in patients with peptic ulcer disease. ISO 9001:2015 Certified ISO 13485:2016 Certified Sercon Limited, Unit 3B,...

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