Seroprevalence and Potential Risk Factors for Helicobacter pylori Infection in Brazilian Children

@inproceedings{Dattoli2010SeroprevalenceAP,
  title={Seroprevalence and Potential Risk Factors for Helicobacter pylori Infection in Brazilian Children},
  author={Vitor Camilo Cavalcante Dattoli and Rafael V. Veiga and S{\'e}rgio Souza da Cunha and Lain Carlos Pontes-de-Carvalho and Mauricio Lima Barreto and Neuza M. Alcantara-Neves},
  booktitle={Helicobacter},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Helicobacter pylori infection has been proved to be of great relevance to public health in unindustrialized countries, especially in low socioeconomic groups. Poor hygiene, deficient sanitation, and crowded conditions have been reported as risk factors for this infection. In this work, we investigated whether social and demographic characteristics were associated with anti-H. pylori IgG antibodies in 1104 children aged 4-11 years old from Salvador, a large city located in… CONTINUE READING
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