Helicobacter pylori antibodies in a Saudi population.

  title={Helicobacter pylori antibodies in a Saudi population.},
  author={F F Koestermann and Dominique Ars{\`e}ne and Ali Dalloul},
  journal={Annals of Saudi medicine},
  volume={16 1},
The authors determined the sensitivity and specificity of a rapid latex-agglutination test (Pylori-set) to detect Helicobacter pylori infection and screened an asymptomatic Saudi population in different age groups for H. pylori seroprevalence. The study was designed as a blind comparison of a commercial serologic test kit for serologic diagnosis of H. pylori with a standard biopsy-related test in a tertiary referral center and teaching hospital. We included 70 symptomatic male and female Saudi… CONTINUE READING

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