Epidemiological link between gastric disease and polymorphisms in VacA and CagA.

Abstract

Gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, and gastric cancer are a few of the diverse disease manifestations that have been shown to be associated with infection by Helicobacter pylori. Why some individuals develop more severe forms of disease remains largely unknown. In this study, 225 South Korean strains were genotyped for vacA and then analyzed to determine if… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/JCM.01501-09

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