Association between seropositivity of antibodies against hepatitis a virus and Helicobacter pylori.

@article{Lin2000AssociationBS,
  title={Association between seropositivity of antibodies against hepatitis a virus and Helicobacter pylori.},
  author={D. B. Lin and T. P. Tsai and C C Yang and Hong Wang and W T Nieh and U P Ling and S P Changlai and Shao-li You and Mei Shang Ho and C. J. Chen},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2000},
  volume={63 3-4},
  pages={189-91}
}
Helicobacter pylori and hepatitis A virus (HAV) are documented to share common transmission routes including fecal-oral. This study examined the association between seropositivity of antibodies against H. pylori (anti-HP) and HAV (anti-HAV) via a community-based survey of 40 randomly selected kindergartens in 10 urban and 10 rural areas. Serum samples from 2,047 healthy preschool children and 104 teachers were screened for anti-HP by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, and for anti-HAV by… CONTINUE READING