High Frequency of vacA s1m2 Genotypes Among Helicobacter pylori Isolates From Patients With Gastroduodenal Disorders in Kermanshah, Iran

@inproceedings{Pajavand2015HighFO,
  title={High Frequency of vacA s1m2 Genotypes Among Helicobacter pylori Isolates From Patients With Gastroduodenal Disorders in Kermanshah, Iran},
  author={Hamid Pajavand and Amirhooshang Alvandi and Parviz Mohajeri and Somaye Bakhtyari and Homayoon Bashiri and Behnam Naderi Kalali and Markus Gerhard and Farid Najafi and Ramin Abiri},
  booktitle={Jundishapur journal of microbiology},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Helicobacter pylori infection and related diseases outcome are mediated by a complex interplay between bacterial, host and environmental factors. Several distinct virulence factors of H. pylori have been shown to be associated with different clinical outcomes. Here we focused on vacA and cagA genotypes of H. pylori strains isolated from patients with gastric disorder. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of two toxins and genotypes of VacA toxin in… CONTINUE READING
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