Efficacy of 5-day levofloxacin-containing concomitant therapy in eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection.

BACKGROUND & AIMS Helicobacter pylori have become resistant to antimicrobial agents, reducing eradication rates. A 10-day sequential regimen that contains levofloxacin was efficient, safe, and cost saving in eradicating H pylori infection in an area with high prevalence of clarithromycin resistance. We performed a noninferiority randomized trial to… (More)