Antibiotic susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori in Iceland.

  title={Antibiotic susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori in Iceland.},
  author={Anna Ingibjorg Gunnarsdottir and Hallgr{\'i}mur Gudj{\'o}nsson and Hjordis Hardardottir and Karen Drofn Jonsdottir and Einar Stefan Bjornsson},
  journal={Infectious diseases},
  volume={49 9},
BACKGROUND Increasing resistance of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) to antibiotics calls for constant re-evaluation of multidrug regimens that have been used to eradicate the infection. The aim of this study was to evaluate the current antibiotic susceptibility of H. pylori in an Icelandic cohort. METHODS Patients referred for gastroscopy were recruited prospectively. Those found to have a positive rapid urease test were included in the study. Susceptibility testing was conducted by the… CONTINUE READING
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