Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori Infection Worldwide: A Systematic Review of Studies with National Coverage

@article{Peleteiro2014PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori Infection Worldwide: A Systematic Review of Studies with National Coverage},
  author={B{\'a}rbara Peleteiro and A. B. De Bastos and Ana S Ferro and Nuno Lunet},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2014},
  volume={59},
  pages={1698-1709}
}
The systematic assessment of large population-based surveys addressing the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection may provide robust evidence for understanding the trends in the exposure to this major risk factor across settings with distinct patterns of gastric cancer variation. Our aim was to describe the prevalence of H. pylori infection in different countries and periods, through systematic review of the literature. We searched PubMed from inception up to September 2013 to identify… CONTINUE READING
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