Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance and Helicobacter pylori infection

@article{Veneri2006MonoclonalGO,
  title={Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance and Helicobacter pylori infection},
  author={Dino Veneri and Massimo Franchini and Giovanni Pizzolo},
  journal={Annals of Hematology},
  year={2006},
  volume={85},
  pages={807-809}
}
Dear Sir, Helicobacter pylori, a microaerophilic gram-negative spiral-shaped bacterium that colonizes the mucous layer of the human stomach and duodenum, is one of the most common bacterial pathogens in humans. In fact, an estimated 30– 40% of the US population is infected with H. pylori and up to 60–70% of otherwise healthy individuals of Southern Europe and Japan are H. pylori-positive [1–3]. H. pylori is the main cause of chronic active gastritis as well as duodenal ulcer and gastric ulcer… CONTINUE READING