Effect of anti-Helicobacter pylori therapy on outcome of iron-deficiency anemia: a randomized, controlled study.

@article{Valiyaveettil2005EffectOA,
  title={Effect of anti-Helicobacter pylori therapy on outcome of iron-deficiency anemia: a randomized, controlled study.},
  author={Asha N Valiyaveettil and Abdoul Hamide and Zachariah Bobby and Revathy Krishnan},
  journal={Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology},
  year={2005},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={155-7}
}
BACKGROUND Helicobacter pylori infection may play a role in iron-deficiency anemia. METHODS In 52 patients with iron-deficiency anemia, H. pylori status was determined using rapid urease test and histology. H. pylori -positive patients were randomly assigned to receive anti- H. pylori treatment either immediately (Group I) or after a delay of one month (Group II); in addition, all patients received oral ferrous sulfate for three months. Patients testing negative for H. pylori (Group III… CONTINUE READING