Helicobacter pylori seropositivity and IL-1B C-31T polymorphism among Japanese Brazilians.

  title={Helicobacter pylori seropositivity and IL-1B C-31T polymorphism among Japanese Brazilians.},
  author={Miyuki Uno and Nobuyuki Hamajima and Lucy Sayuri Ito and Sueli M. Oba and Suely K. N. Marie and Samuel Katsuyuki Shinjo and Hiroyuki Onda and Toshiko Saito and Toshiro Takezaki and Kazuo Tajima and Suketami Tominaga},
  journal={International journal of molecular medicine},
  volume={10 3},
We reported previously that anti-Helicobacter pylori antibody seropositivity (HP+) had an association with interleukin 1B (IL-1B) C-31T genotype, especially among smokers. This study examined the association for Japanese Brazilians. In this cross-sectional study, voluntary participation was announced through Japanese Brazilian communities in Sao Paulo, Curitiba, Mogi das Cruzes, and Mirandopolis; 963 Japanese Brazilians (399 males and 564 females) aged 33-69 years participated. Lifestyle data… CONTINUE READING

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