Seroepidemiological study of Helicobacter pylori infection in South African children.

@article{Sathar1997SeroepidemiologicalSO,
  title={Seroepidemiological study of Helicobacter pylori infection in South African children.},
  author={Mahomed Aslam Sathar and Eleanor. Gouws and Ahmed E. Simjee and A. M. Mayat},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={1997},
  volume={91 4},
  pages={
          393-5
        }
}
The seroepidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection was studied in 681 randomly selected Black children from newborn to 13 years of age (333 boys, mean age 8.05 years, and 348 girls, mean age 7.76 years) in KwaZulu/Natal, South Africa. H. pylori infection was identified serologically using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay to detect the presence of immunoglobulin G against H. pylori. Demographic information collected included age, gender, family income, overcrowding, educational level, and… CONTINUE READING
BETA

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 17 CITATIONS

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…