Long-term follow-up of Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy in Vietnam: reinfection and clinical outcome.

@article{Wheeldon2005LongtermFO,
  title={Long-term follow-up of Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy in Vietnam: reinfection and clinical outcome.},
  author={T-U Wheeldon and Thi Thu Ha Hoang and Dac Cam Phung and Anders Bj{\"o}rkman and Marta Granstr{\"o}m and Mikael S{\"o}rberg},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2005},
  volume={21 8},
  pages={1047-53}
}
AIM To assess the long-term Helicobacter pylori reinfection rates, as well as the clinical outcome in peptic ulcer disease patients in Vietnam. METHOD At a 1-year evaluation of H. pylori eradication treatment in 226 peptic ulcer patients, long-term H. pylori status was assessed with serology and/or culture, peptic ulcer status by gastroscopy, and DNA-fingerprinting performed with random amplified polymorphic DNA and restriction fragment polymorphism. RESULT Follow-up was performed a mean 11… CONTINUE READING