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Tag Archives: H.pylori

2011


08.24

H. pylori Antigen Test Detects and Differentiates Active and Latent Infection

H.pylori is a spiral shaped bacterium, found in the gastric mucous layer or epithelial lining of the stomach, and is associated with 90% of duodenal and 80% of gastric ulcers which double a person’s risk of gastric cancer, the second most common cancer worldwide. Two thirds of the world’s population is infected with H.pylori which is characterized by a burning.... Read Full Article >