Mixed gastric infections and infection with other Helicobacter species

  • S. L. Hazell


Helicobacter pylori is a spiral to helical, Gram-negative, microaerophilic bacterium that has been shown to be responsible for chronic active gastritis1. H. pylori infection is a necessary but not sufficient factor in gastric ulcer disease, duodenal ulcer disease and gastric adenocarcinoma1,2. H. pylori also provides the antigens that drive the development of gastric B cell MALT lymphomas3.


Pylorus Infection Clin Microbiol Infect Duodenal Ulcer Disease Chronic Active Gastritis Gastric Infection 
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