Helicobacter pylori antibiotic resistance in Brazil: clarithromycin is still a good option.

  title={Helicobacter pylori antibiotic resistance in Brazil: clarithromycin is still a good option.},
  author={Jaime Natan Eisig and Fernando M. Silva and Ricardo Correa Barbuti and Tom{\'a}s Navarro-Rodriguez and Joaquim Prado Pinto de Moraes-Filho and Jos{\'e} Pedrazzoli},
  journal={Arquivos de gastroenterologia},
  volume={48 4},
CONTEXT The antibiotic susceptibility is the cornerstone for the eradication therapies of Helicobacter pylori. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the prevalence of primary resistance of H. pylori was evaluated in an urban Brazilian population. METHODS H. pylori isolates were obtained from patients submitted to an upper gastrointestinal endoscopy for the evaluation of dyspeptic symptoms. Biopsies from antrum, corpus and fundus were taken to determine the antibiotic susceptibility of H. pylori isolates… CONTINUE READING


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