Diagnostic Accuracy of the E-Plate Serum Antibody Test Kit in Detecting Helicobacter pylori Infection Among Japanese Children

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BACKGROUND A number of noninvasive diagnostic tests are available to detect Helicobacter pylori infection. Data on serologic testing of children are lacking, however, and thus it remains unclear whether the serology cutoff points used for adults are appropriate for children. METHODS Serum and stool samples were obtained from 73 children who visited 5… (More)

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