Growth inhibitory and bactericidal activities of lansoprazole compared with those of omeprazole and pantoprazole against Helicobacter pylori.

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BACKGROUND Helicobacter pylori plays a role in the pathogenesis of both duodenal and gastric ulcers. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of the proton pump inhibitor (PPI), lansoprazole, commonly used in eradication regimens, on growth, bactericidal activity and morphology of H. pylori in vitro in comparison with other PPIs. MATERIALS AND… (More)

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