Can 13C urea breath test predict resistance to therapy in Helicobacter pylori infection?

@article{Cremonini2005Can1U,
  title={Can 13C urea breath test predict resistance to therapy in Helicobacter pylori infection?},
  author={Filippo Cremonini and Francesco Bartolozzi and Alessandro Armuzzi and Maria Assunta Zocco and Luca Santarelli and Maurizio Gabrielli and Marcello Candelli and Enrico Celestino Nista and Angelo Santoliquido and Antonio Gasbarrini},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2005},
  volume={52 64},
  pages={1119-21}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Results of 13C urea breath test (UBT), a noninvasive test for detecting active H. pylori infection, have been regarded also numerically for a possible predictive value on bacterial load and entity of mucosal inflammation. In the present study we wished to determine whether there is a particular value of Delta Over Baseline (DOB) result which could predict resistance to anti-H. pylori therapy. METHODOLOGY 570 subjects from 1376 tested received a standard triple anti-H. pylori… CONTINUE READING

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