Helicobacter pylori associated with breastfeeding, nutritional status and recurrent abdominal pain in healthy Nigerian children.

@article{Senbanjo2014HelicobacterPA,
  title={Helicobacter pylori associated with breastfeeding, nutritional status and recurrent abdominal pain in healthy Nigerian children.},
  author={Idowu Odunayo Senbanjo and Kazeem A Oshikoya and Olisamedua Fidelis Njokanma},
  journal={Journal of infection in developing countries},
  year={2014},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={448-53}
}
INTRODUCTION There is limited knowledge about the associations of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infections in developing countries. This study aimed to determine the current prevalence and associations of H. pylori infection with breastfeeding practices, nutritional status, and recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) in a group of apparently healthy children and adolescents in Lagos, Nigeria. METHODOLOGY This was a prospective hospital-based study conducted at the Lagos State University Teaching… CONTINUE READING

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