Diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori Infection: Noninvasive Methods Compared to Invasive Methods and Evaluation of two New Tests

@article{Monteiro2001DiagnosisOH,
  title={Diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori Infection: Noninvasive Methods Compared to Invasive Methods and Evaluation of two New Tests},
  author={Lurdes Monteiro and Antoine de Mascarel and Anne Marie Sarrasqueta and Bernard Bergey and Christophe Barberis and Patrice Talby and Dominique L. Roux and Laurent Shouler and Denis Goldfain and H{\'e}rve Lamouliatte and Francis M{\'e}graudgraud},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2001},
  volume={96},
  pages={353-358}
}
OBJECTIVES:Current guidelines recommending Helicobacter pylori eradication treatment without performing endoscopy in certain patients highlight the importance of noninvasive tests. Our aim was to determine the accuracy of two new tests: the antigen stool test and Helicoblot 2.1 (an immunoblot used on serum) as well as the 13C urea breath test and ELISA serology in comparison to invasive tests for the pretreatment diagnosis of H. pylori infection.METHODS:Helicobacter pylori infection was… CONTINUE READING

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