[Culture and polymerase chain reaction of Helicobacter pylori from rectal and terminal ileal fluid after polyethylene glycol (colyte) ingestion in healthy adults with positive urea breath test].


BACKGROUND/AIMS Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) transmission route is not yet clearly understood. Isolating H. pylori from stool, saliva, and vomitus is very difficult. However, H. pylori could be cultured from feces in the setting of rapid gastrointestinal tract transit. The aim of this study was to isolate H. pylori by culture and PCR in the rectum and… (More)


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