Characteristics of Helicobacter pylori infection in Jamaican adults with gastrointestinal symptoms.

@article{Hisada2001CharacteristicsOH,
  title={Characteristics of Helicobacter pylori infection in Jamaican adults with gastrointestinal symptoms.},
  author={Michie Hisada and Michael G. Lee and Barrie Hanchard and Marilyn Owens and Qunfeng Song and Leen-Jan van Doorn and Alan F. Cutler and Benjamin D. Gold},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={212-6}
}
Helicobacter pylori infection is common in Jamaica. Describing its epidemiology in a population-based study depends largely on serology, but serologic assays have not been validated in this population. To address this issue, we examined the presence of H. pylori infection in 30 sequential adult patients with gastroduodenal symptoms by three biopsy-based… CONTINUE READING