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

  title={Helicobacter pylori Clarithromycin Resistance and Treatment Failure Are Common in the USA},
  author={J. Park and K. Dunbar and M. Mitui and C. Arnold and D. Lam-Himlin and M. Valasek and I. Thung and Chinemerem J. Okwara and E. Coss and B. Cryer and C. Doern},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  • J. Park, K. Dunbar, +8 authors C. Doern
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Digestive Diseases and Sciences
  • AbstractBackgroundHelicobacter pylori antibiotic resistance leads to frequent treatment failure. However, the current US prevalence of H. pylori clarithromycin resistance and treatment failure is unknown. Aims To determine the prevalence of clarithromycin-resistant H. pylori and its impact on treatment failure in the USA.MethodsA multicenter, retrospective, cohort study for clarithromycin-resistant H. pylori was conducted over four academic medical centers in different geographic regions of the… CONTINUE READING

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