HpSA fecoprevalence in patients suspected to have Helicobacter pylori infection in Istanbul, Turkey.


Buyukbaba-Boral O. , KUCUKER-ANG M., AKTAS G. , Issever H. , ANG O.

International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, vol.9, no.1, pp.21-6, 2005 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijid.2004.04.014
  • Journal Name: International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.21-6
  • Keywords: fecoprevalence, Helicobacter pylori, Turkey, ANTIGEN-BASED ASSAY, ENZYME-IMMUNOASSAY, STOOL SPECIMENS, DIAGNOSIS, CHILDREN, ACQUISITION, MULTICENTER, FECES, TESTS

Abstract

Objective: This study aims to investigate the Helicobacter pylori antigen in the stool samples of patients suspected to have H. pylori infection. It also aims to determine the fecoprevalence in different age groups and to took for the relationship between the clinical symptoms seen in patients and the existence of H. pylori. Current information in Turkey is insufficient.