A comparison of six commercial kits for Helicobacter pylori detection.


The British Society of Gastroenterologists suggests that dyspeptic patients under 45 years of age should be screened serologically for Helicobacter pylori infection, to reduce endoscopy workload. We have compared the sensitivity, specificity, and predictive value of six commercial serological kits intended for pre-endoscopy screening for H. pylori with… (More)