Antimicrobial resistance of Helicobacter pylori in Poland: a multicentre study.

  title={Antimicrobial resistance of Helicobacter pylori in Poland: a multicentre study.},
  author={Katarzyna Dzierżanowska-Fangrat and Elżbieta Rożynek and D Celińska-cedro and Miroslaw Jarosz and Jolanta Pawłowska and Aleksander Szadkowski and Agnieszka Budzyńska and Jan Nowak and Wrzesław Romańczuk and Ryszard Prosiecki and Paulina J{\'o}źwiak and Danuta Dzierżanowska},
  journal={International journal of antimicrobial agents},
  volume={26 3},
The resistance of Helicobacter pylori to antimicrobials, known to be increasing in many countries, is an important factor compromising the efficacy of eradication therapy. Therefore, our study aimed at analysing the current susceptibility status of H. pylori in Poland. A total of 337 H. pylori isolates were cultured from children (N=179) and adults (N=158) from various regions of the country from January 2001 to December 2004. All strains were susceptible to amoxicillin and tetracycline. The… CONTINUE READING

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