Helicobacter pylori eradication and change in markers of iron stores among non-iron-deficient children in El Paso, Texas: an etiologic intervention study.

@article{Crdenas2011HelicobacterPE,
  title={Helicobacter pylori eradication and change in markers of iron stores among non-iron-deficient children in El Paso, Texas: an etiologic intervention study.},
  author={V{\'i}ctor M. C{\'a}rdenas and Carmen A Prieto-Jimenez and Zuber D. Mulla and Jose Orias Rivera and Delfina C. Dominguez and David Y Graham and Melchor Ortiz},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={326-32}
}
OBJECTIVES We assessed whether Helicobacter pylori eradication was followed by changes in iron stores among non-iron-deficient children. MATERIALS AND METHODS Double-blind randomized intervention trial on 110 asymptomatic 3- to 10-year-olds with H pylori infection assigned to any of the following 4 arms: both quadruple eradication and iron supplementation… CONTINUE READING