Analysis of serum antibody profile against H pylori VacA and CagA antigens in Turkish patients with duodenal ulcer.


AIM To investigate the frequency of seropositivity against CagA, VacA proteins and to determine their independent effects on the development of duodenal ulcer (DU) in Turkish patients. METHODS The study was designed as a prospective one from a tertiary referral hospital. Dyspeptic patients who were referred to our endoscopy unit for upper gastrointestinal… (More)


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