Helicobacter pylori infection in mother and infant pairs in Anatolia.

Abstract

BACKGROUND/AIMS The aim of this prospective study was to determine the seroprevalence rates of Helicobacter pylori in mother and infant pairs and to discuss the possible fecal-oral transmission route of Helicobacter pylori infection in the early years of life. METHODS Forty-eight mother-child pairs were followed for 12 months. Helicobacter pylori IgG and… (More)

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