Immune responses to Helicobacter pylori colonization: mechanisms and clinical outcomes.

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Helicobacter pylori colonizes the stomachs of half of the world's population and usually persists in the gastric mucosa of human hosts for decades or life. Although most H. pylori-positive people are asymptomatic, the presence of H. pylori is associated with increased risk for the development of peptic ulcer disease, gastric adenocarcinoma and gastric… (More)
DOI: 10.1042/CS20050232ret

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