[A comparison analysis on the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection and the detection of clarithromycin resistance according to biopsy sites].

@article{Cho2010ACA,
  title={[A comparison analysis on the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection and the detection of clarithromycin resistance according to biopsy sites].},
  author={Ah Ra Cho and Mi Kyung Lee},
  journal={The Korean journal of laboratory medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={381-7}
}
BACKGROUND This study was performed to determine the biopsy sites that are suitable for the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection and to assess the sensitivity of culture, histology, and dual-priming oligonucleotide (DPO)-based multiplex PCR. Moreover, we evaluated the usefulness of PCR for the detection of 23S rRNA mutations, which are responsible for the clarithromycin resistance of H. pylori. METHODS From 90 patients, we obtained biopsy specimens for culture, histology, and Seeplex… CONTINUE READING