Detection of Helicobacter pylori cagA gene in gastric biopsies, clinical isolates and faeces.

@article{Bindayna2006DetectionOH,
  title={Detection of Helicobacter pylori cagA gene in gastric biopsies, clinical isolates and faeces.},
  author={Khalid Mubarak Bindayna and W A Al Baker and Giuseppe A. Botta},
  journal={Indian journal of medical microbiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={195-200}
}
PURPOSE Helicobacter pylori infection is common in the developing countries. The cagA gene is a marker of pathogenicity island (PAI) in H. pylori . The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of cagA among dyspeptic patients in Bahrain directly from gastric biopsy and stool specimen. METHODS A total of 100 gastric biopsy samples, 16 clinical isolates and 44 faecal specimens were collected from Bahraini adult dyspeptic patients. cagA gene of H. pylori was assessed using polymerase… CONTINUE READING

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