Helicobacter pylori in familial clusters based on antibody profile.

@article{Ng2001HelicobacterPI,
  title={Helicobacter pylori in familial clusters based on antibody profile.},
  author={Bee Ling Ng and Hian Cheong Ng and Kee Tai Goh and Bow Ho},
  journal={FEMS immunology and medical microbiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={139-42}
}
Studies have shown a high prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in close communities and that intrafamilial spread during early childhood may be a route of transmission. A total of 72 household members from 21 families were enrolled in this study. Sera from individuals showed 50/72 (69.4%) seropositive for IgG against H. pylori by ELISA. Western blots… CONTINUE READING