Accuracy of invasive and noninvasive tests to diagnose Helicobacter pylori infection after antibiotic treatment.

@article{Rollan1997AccuracyOI,
  title={Accuracy of invasive and noninvasive tests to diagnose Helicobacter pylori infection after antibiotic treatment.},
  author={Antonio R Rollan and Rossana Giancaspero and Marco Arrese and Cecilia Figueroa and Valeska Vollrath and Marcela Schultz and Ignacio Duarte and Pablo C. Vial},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1997},
  volume={92 8},
  pages={1268-74}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare the diagnostic accuracy of the most widely available tests for diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection after antibiotic treatment. METHODS A total of 59 H. pylori-positive, duodenal ulcer patients (mean age, 40.7 +/- 11.7 yr; 40 male and 19 female) were treated for 2 wk with either amoxicillin-metronidazole (n = 36) or omeprazole-amoxicillin-tinidazole (n = 23), and after 4 wk, were tested for H. pylori infection by [14C]urea breath test (UBT), serum IgG antibody… CONTINUE READING
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