Efficient identification and evaluation of effective Helicobacter pylori therapies.

@article{Graham2009EfficientIA,
  title={Efficient identification and evaluation of effective Helicobacter pylori therapies.},
  author={David Yates Graham},
  journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={
          145-8
        }
}
Annually hundreds if not thousands of patients fail empiric H. pylori eradication therapy. Failure occurs in part because routine post treatment testing, which provides an early warning of increasing antibiotic resistance, is not universally done and physicians are generally unaware that cure rates with legacy triple therapy (a proton-pump inhibitor, amoxicillin, and clarithromycin) in most places has fallen below 80%. We propose first, institution of routine post eradication testing and second… CONTINUE READING

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