Corpus ID: 74714878

Is Raised Helicobacter pylori Antibody Titre Enough to Decide Retreatment

  title={Is Raised Helicobacter pylori Antibody Titre Enough to Decide Retreatment},
  author={Safia Bibi and Waquaruddin Ahmed and Ambreen Arif and Syed Ejaz Alam},
  • Safia Bibi, Waquaruddin Ahmed, +1 author Syed Ejaz Alam
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Background: Helicobacter pylori infection causes a rise in its antibodies which take almost a year to come to baseline following successful eradication treatment. Checking these values in between a year may give falsely high values and many patients may thus be over treated. Aims: To serially determine Helicobacter pylori antibody titres in patients after giving them triple therapy for H. pylori eradication and see how these values drop over time. Study type, Settings and duration: Longitudinal… CONTINUE READING

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