Helicobacter pylori reinfection is rare in peptic ulcer patients cured by antimicrobial therapy.

@article{Miehlke1996HelicobacterPR,
  title={Helicobacter pylori reinfection is rare in peptic ulcer patients cured by antimicrobial therapy.},
  author={Stephan Miehlke and Norbert Lehn and Alexander Meining and Elke B{\"a}stlein and Gerd Alexander Mannes and Manfred Stolte and Ekkehard Bayerdoerffer},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={1996},
  volume={8 12},
  pages={1161-3}
}
BACKGROUND Cure of H. pylori infection in peptic ulcer patients significantly reduces the risk of ulcer recurrence. Since data on the rate of H. pylori reinfection in patients undergoing successful anti-H. pylori therapy are sparse, this study was conducted with the aim of determining the H. pylori reinfection rate in peptic ulcer patients receiving antibacterial treatment to heal their ulcer and cure H. pylori infection. METHODS A total of 217 patients with H. pylori-associated duodenal or… CONTINUE READING

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