Population structure of Helicobacter pylori among ethnic groups in Malaysia: recent acquisition of the bacterium by the Malay population

@inproceedings{Tay2008PopulationSO,
  title={Population structure of Helicobacter pylori among ethnic groups in Malaysia: recent acquisition of the bacterium by the Malay population},
  author={Chin-Yen Tay and Hazel M Mitchell and Quanjiang Dong and Khean Lee Goh and Ian W. Dawes and Ruiting Lan},
  booktitle={BMC Microbiology},
  year={2008}
}
BackgroundHelicobacter pylori is a major gastric bacterial pathogen. This pathogen has been shown to follow the routes of human migration by their geographical origin and currently the global H. pylori population has been divided into six ancestral populations, three from Africa, two from Asia and one from Europe. Malaysia is made up of three major ethnic populations, Malay, Chinese and Indian, providing a good population for studying recent H. pylori migration and admixture.ResultsSeventy… CONTINUE READING
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