Helicobacter pylori Clarithromycin Resistance and Treatment Failure Are Common in the USA

@article{Park2016HelicobacterPC,
  title={Helicobacter pylori Clarithromycin Resistance and Treatment Failure Are Common in the USA},
  author={Jason J. Y. Park and Kerry B. Dunbar and Midori Mitui and Christina A. Arnold and Dora M. Lam-Himlin and Mark A Valasek and Irene Thung and Chinemerem John Okwara and Elizabeth Coss and Byron L. Cryer and Christopher D Doern},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={61},
  pages={2373-2380}
}
Helicobacter pylori antibiotic resistance leads to frequent treatment failure. However, the current US prevalence of H. pylori clarithromycin resistance and treatment failure is unknown. To determine the prevalence of clarithromycin-resistant H. pylori and its impact on treatment failure in the USA. A multicenter, retrospective, cohort study for clarithromycin-resistant H. pylori was conducted over four academic medical centers in different geographic regions of the USA. Gastric biopsy material… CONTINUE READING
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