Alternative therapies for Helicobacter pylori: probiotics and phytomedicine.

  title={Alternative therapies for Helicobacter pylori: probiotics and phytomedicine.},
  author={J. M. B. V{\'i}tor and Filipa F Vale},
  journal={FEMS immunology and medical microbiology},
  volume={63 2},
Helicobacter pylori is a common human pathogen infecting about 30% of children and 60% of adults worldwide and is responsible for diseases such as gastritis, peptic ulcer and gastric cancer. Treatment against H. pylori is based on the use of antibiotics, but therapy failure can be higher than 20% and is essentially due to an increase in the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, which has led to the search for alternative therapies. In this review, we discuss alternative therapies for H… CONTINUE READING

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