Salivary pepsin detection is hailed a ‘simpler, more cost-effective and less traumatic universal first-line alternative’ to 24-hour pH monitoring in diagnosing laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPR).
Eye examinations could improve the management of patients with laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPR), according to a new study.
Middle-aged women suffering from heartburn or regurgitation should avoid drinking coffee, tea or soda and stick to water, a new study suggests.
Peptest could prove useful during the current Covid-19 pandemic when access to clinics and more complex clinical diagnostic procedures is restricted or delayed.
Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR), when gastric contents refluxes into the larynx/pharynx, can be diagnosed using a salivary pepsin test, researchers say.
Trials of a non-endoscopic diagnostic tool that collects oesophageal cells has boosted the detection of Barrett's oesophagus (BO) in patients with long-term reflux symptoms. How the Cytosponge works The Cytosponge consists of a small pill attached to a thread. When...
Researchers are investigating whether medication used to treat people with reflux disease could also help people with the coronavirus. While other studies suggest reflux drugs may double the risk of diagnosing positive for Covid-19.
Reflux symptoms, such as heartburn, indigestion and the need to burp, are common during pregnancy – especially during the second and third trimesters.
Diagnostic device Peptest has been used to help researchers investigate a potential link between salivary pepsin levels and tooth erosion.
Restech, our distribution partner in the US, has launched a branded version of our reflux diagnostic saliva test – known as ‘PepsinCheck by Peptest’.
Salivary pepsin could potentially be used as a non-invasive marker of reflux aspiration in children with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) – a new study has shown.
We’re delighted to announce that the Peptest laboratories will reopen for testing of saliva samples for pepsin on Monday 25 May. During the coronavirus pandemic we made the decision to temporarily suspend testing due to restrictions on staff movements and concerns...