Role of corpus gastritis and cagA-positive Helicobacter pylori infection in reflux esophagitis.

@article{Queiroz2002RoleOC,
  title={Role of corpus gastritis and cagA-positive Helicobacter pylori infection in reflux esophagitis.},
  author={Dulciene Maria de Magalh{\~a}es Queiroz and Gifone Aguiar Rocha and Celso Affonso de Oliveira and Andreia Maria Camargos Rocha and Adriana L dos Santos and M. M. A. Cabral and Ana Margarida Miguel Ferreira Nogueira},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={40 8},
  pages={2849-53}
}
Considering that the role of Helicobacter pylori infection in gastroesophageal reflux and reflux esophagitis (GERD) is still controversial and that the role of virulence markers of the bacterium has not been evaluated in most studies of GERD, we investigated the association among H. pylori infection with cagA-positive and -negative strains, corpus gastritis… CONTINUE READING