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Helicobacter pylori is one of the most common infections in humans with a prevalence of 50% worldwide. Cheap and effective diagnosis is the first step of eradication. The objective of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of the ammonia breath test in the diagnosis of H. pylori.Methods: A total of 100 patients with symptoms of gastritis. All patients underwent the ammonia breath test, rapid urease test, and histopathological examination.Results: The ammonia breath test had a sensitivity ofdoi:10.18203/2349-2902.isj20205014 fatcat:qaf6ffndqvbpvi5dn75gxk2wvq