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Table 1 Description of strategies modeled.

From: Cost-effectiveness of six strategies for Helicobacter pyloridiagnosis and management in uninvestigated dyspepsia assuming a high resource intensity practice pattern

Strategy Description
IgG/IgA Begin with H. pylori IgG and IgA tests. If either is positive, do triple therapy. If both are negative, do PPI trial.
IgG Begin with H. pylori IgG test. If positive, do triple therapy. If negative, do PPI trial.
Stool Antigen Begin with H. pylori stool antigen test. If positive, do triple therapy. If negative, do PPI trial.
IgG with reflex to stool Antigen Begin with IgG test. If positive, confirm with stool antigen detection. If both tests are positive, do triple therapy. Otherwise, do PPI trial.
Breath Test Begin with H. pylori urea breath test. If positive, do triple therapy. If negative, do PPI trial.
PPI trial Skip noninvasive testing and begin instead with PPI trial.