Current standards in the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection.

@article{Leodolter2001CurrentSI,
  title={Current standards in the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection.},
  author={Andreas Leodolter and Kathlen Wolle and P Malfertheiner},
  journal={Digestive diseases},
  year={2001},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={
          116-22
        }
}
A large number of diagnostic tests are available for the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection. These diagnostic methods include invasive and noninvasive methods. Culture yields the highest specificity and moreover allows the determination of strain resistance against antibiotics. Histology besides detection of H. pylori allows to assess morphological changes of the gastric mucosa. In clinical practice, the rapid urease test is very convenient and highly accurate. The (13)C-urea breath… CONTINUE READING
BETA

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 14 CITATIONS

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…