Survey of Helicobacter infection in domestic and feral cats in Korea

  title={Survey of Helicobacter infection in domestic and feral cats in Korea},
  author={Heh-Myung Ghil and Jong-Hyeon Yoo and Woo-Sung Jung and Tae-Ho Chung and Hwa-Young Youn and Cheol-Yong Hwang},
  booktitle={Journal of veterinary science},
Discovery of Helicobacter (H.) pylori has led to a fundamental change in our understanding of gastric diseases in humans. Previous studies have found various Helicobacter spp. in dogs and cats, and pets have been questioned as a zoonotic carrier. The present study surveyed the Helicobacter infections and investigated the presence of H. felis and H. pylori infections in domestic and feral cats in Korea. Sixty-four domestic cats and 101 feral cats were selected from an animal shelter. Saliva and… CONTINUE READING


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