Helicobacter pylori cagA, iceA and vacA genotypes in patients with gastric cancer in Taiwan.

@article{Lin2004HelicobacterPC,
  title={Helicobacter pylori cagA, iceA and vacA genotypes in patients with gastric cancer in Taiwan.},
  author={Hwai-Jeng Lin and C K Perng and Wen-Ching Lo and Chew-wun Wu and Guan-Ying Tseng and Anna-Fen-Yau Li and I C Sun and Y G Ou},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 17},
  pages={2493-7}
}
AIM Helicobacter pylori (H pylori ) has been linked to chronic gastritis, peptic ulcer, gastric cancer and MALT-lymphoma. The link of genotypes of H pylori to gastric cancer remains controversial. The aim of this study was to investigate the H pylori vacA alleles, cagA and iceA in patients with gastric cancer in Taiwan. METHODS Patients with gastric cancer, peptic ulcer and chronic gastritis were enrolled in this study. We obtained biopsy specimens from the stomach at least 2 cm away from the… CONTINUE READING