Accuracy of the 14C-urea breath test for the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori.

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CONTEXT The development of simple, accurate and low-expense techniques for detection of Helicobacter pylori infection has great relevance. OBJECTIVE To determine the accuracy of a rapid 14C-urea breath test (UBT) employing a very simple device for breathed air collection. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING Hospital das Clínicas of the Faculty of… (More)

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@article{Gomes2002AccuracyOT, title={Accuracy of the 14C-urea breath test for the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori.}, author={Ana Thereza Britto Gomes and Luciano Kowalsky Coelho and Marie Secaf and Jos{\'e} Luiz Pimenta M{\'o}dena and Luiz Ernesto de Almeida Troncon and Ricardo Brandt de Oliveira}, journal={Sao Paulo medical journal = Revista paulista de medicina}, year={2002}, volume={120 3}, pages={68-71} }