[Antibiotic-resistant H. pylori strains in the last ten years in Japan].

  title={[Antibiotic-resistant H. pylori strains in the last ten years in Japan].},
  author={Kazushi Murakami and Mami Kimoto},
  journal={Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine},
  volume={57 1},
An increase in the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant H. pylori strains has been reported. We tested the sensitivity of H. pylori strains to antibiotics before and after the eradication treatment to determine primary and secondary resistance by E-test. A total of 336 H. pylori strains from 1987 to 1998 were tested for sensitivity to clarithromycin (CAM), amoxicillin (AMPC), and metronidazole (MNZ). Primary resistance of H. pylori to CAM, MNZ, and AMPC were found in 9.5%, 26.8%, and 0.3% strains… CONTINUE READING