Epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection among the healthy population in Iran and countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region: a systematic review of prevalence and risk factors.

@article{Eshraghian2014EpidemiologyOH,
  title={Epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection among the healthy population in Iran and countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region: a systematic review of prevalence and risk factors.},
  author={Ahad Eshraghian},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 46},
  pages={
          17618-25
        }
}
AIM To investigate the epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection among the healthy asymptomatic population in Iran and countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region. METHODS A computerized English language literature search of PubMed, ISI Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar was performed in September 2013. The terms, "Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office (EMRO)" and "Helicobacter pylori", "H. pylori" and "prevalence" were used as key words in titles and/or abstracts. A… CONTINUE READING

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