Significant association between Helicobacter pylori infection and serum C-reactive protein

@article{Ishida2008SignificantAB,
  title={Significant association between Helicobacter pylori infection and serum C-reactive protein},
  author={Yoshiko Ishida and Koji A. O. Suzuki and Kentaro Taki and Toshimitsu Niwa and Shozo Kurotsuchi and Hisao Ando and Akira Iwase and Kazuko Nishio and Kenji Wakai and Yoshinori Ito and Nobuyuki Hamajima},
  journal={International Journal of Medical Sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={5},
  pages={224 - 229}
}
BACKGROUND Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection in gastric mucosa may cause systemic inflammatory reaction. This study aimed to examine the association between the infection and serum high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP). METHODS Subjects were comprised of three groups; 453 health checkup examinees from Yakumo town inhabitants in Hokkaido, Japan (YTI, 153 males and 300 females), 449 health checkup examinees (ENUH, 273 males and 176 females), and 255 female patients of an… CONTINUE READING

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