Helicobacter pylori in water sources: a global environmental health concern.

  title={Helicobacter pylori in water sources: a global environmental health concern.},
  author={Cinderella. Dube and Nicoline Fri Tanih and Roland Ndip Ndip},
  journal={Reviews on environmental health},
  volume={24 1},
Helicobacter pylori are Gram-negative micro-aerophilic motile curve rods that inhabit the gastric mucosa of the human stomach. The bacterium chronically infects billions of people worldwide and is one of the most genetically diverse of bacterial species. More than half of the world population in both developed and developing countries are infected with this organism. Infection usually occurs without overt clinical symptoms, particularly in poor communities. If untreated, the infection can last… CONTINUE READING


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