The best method of detecting prior Helicobacter pylori infection.

  title={The best method of detecting prior Helicobacter pylori infection.},
  author={Chien-Yu Lu and Chao-Hung Kuo and Y C Lo and H Y Chuang and Yuan-Chieh Yang and I-Chen Wu and Fang-Jong Yu and Yi-Chen Lee and C I Jan and Wen-ming Wang and D T Wu},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={11 36},
AIM Prior Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) infection has often been underestimated. These underestimations have misled physicians attempting to determine the significance between H pylori and certain gastrointestinal lesions such as intestinal metaplasia, atrophic gastritis, and gastric cancer. Our study endeavored to detect past H pylori infections accurately, easily, and rapidly with the newly developed immunoblot kit, Helico Blot 2.1. METHODS Thirty-three patients, including 25 H pylori… CONTINUE READING