Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in children less than three years of age in health facilities in Nairobi Province.

@article{Langat2006PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in children less than three years of age in health facilities in Nairobi Province.},
  author={Agnes C Langat and E O Ogutu and Rose W Kamenwa and D E Simiyu},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={83 9},
  pages={471-7}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in children less than three years of age and to determine socio-demographic correlates of Helicobacter pylori infection in these children. DESIGN Cross sectional study. SETTING The "well baby clinics", in Nairobi Province. SUBJECTS Children less than three years of age. RESULTS A total of 195 children were analysed in the study. There were 103 (52.8%) males and 92(47.2%) females giving a male to female ratio of 1.1:1. The… CONTINUE READING

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