A population based study of Helicobacter pylori infection in a European country: the San Marino Study. Relations with gastrointestinal diseases.

@article{Gasbarrini1995APB,
  title={A population based study of Helicobacter pylori infection in a European country: the San Marino Study. Relations with gastrointestinal diseases.},
  author={Giovanni Battista Gasbarrini and Stefano Pretolani and Fiorenza Bonvicini and Maria Rosaria Gatto and Edward Tonelli and Francis M{\'e}graud and Kathryn Mayo and Giancarlo Ghironzi and Giuliana Giulianelli and Mario Grassi},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1995},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={838-44}
}
Helicobacter pylori is present worldwide but few large population studies exist on the epidemiology of the infection. A random cross sectional study was performed of H pylori infection in the adult population of San Marino, a European country with high gastric cancer rate, to assess its prevalence and to evaluate its relations with gastrointestinal disease. In 2237 subjects (77% of the initial sample) H pylori IgG antibodies were detected with enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and… CONTINUE READING

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