Primary Helicobacter pylori resistance to metronidazole and clarithromycin in the Finnish population.

@article{Koivisto2004PrimaryHP,
  title={Primary Helicobacter pylori resistance to metronidazole and clarithromycin in the Finnish population.},
  author={Tarmo T Koivisto and Hilpi Rautelin and Markku E Voutilainen and Seppo Ensio Niemel{\"a} and Markku T Heikkinen and Pentti Ilmari Sipponen and Martti F{\"a}rkkil{\"a}},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 9},
  pages={
          1009-17
        }
}
AIM To systematically determine Helicobacter pylori primary antimicrobial resistance in Finland and the associated demographic and clinical features. METHODS A total of 342 adult patients referred for gastroscopy at 23 centres in different parts of Finland and positive for the rapid biopsy urease test were recruited. Clinical and demographic data were collected via a structured questionnaire. Patients with positive H. pylori culture and successful antibiotic sensitivity determination by the E… CONTINUE READING
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