Culture of a gastric non-Helicobacter pylori Helicobacter from the stomach of a 14-year-old girl.

@article{Wueppenhorst2013CultureOA,
  title={Culture of a gastric non-Helicobacter pylori Helicobacter from the stomach of a 14-year-old girl.},
  author={Nicole Wueppenhorst and Friederike D. von Loewenich and Beate Hobmaier and Marianne Vetter-Knoll and Sona Mohadjer and Manfred Kist},
  journal={Helicobacter},
  year={2013},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={1-5}
}
Helicobacter felis belongs to the fastidious gastric non-Helicobacter pylori helicobacter species that are typically found in the stomach of cats and dogs. These bacteria have the potential to colonize the human stomach and are then associated with gastritis, gastroduodenal ulcers, and MALT lymphoma. Strains cultured from the human stomach are rare. Here, we present the first isolation of H. felis from a gastric biopsy specimen of a 14-year-old girl who presented with persistent epigastric pain… CONTINUE READING
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