How is Helicobacter pylori transmitted?

  title={How is Helicobacter pylori transmitted?},
  author={David R. Cave},
  volume={113 6 Suppl},
Helicobacter pylori is one of the world's most common pathogens. It colonizes about 60% of the world's population, causes gastritis and peptic ulcer, and is strongly associated with gastric adenocarcinoma and lymphoma. However, most individuals never develop clinical disease. Thirteen years after the culture of H. pylori by Marshall and Warren, we still do not know its major mode of transmission. Childhood represents the major period of acquisition of infection in the third world, but infection… CONTINUE READING
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