The potential utility of chitosan micro/nanoparticles in the treatment of gastric infection.

Abstract

Gastric infections are mainly caused by Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), a bacterium that colonizes the gastric mucosa of over 50% of the world's population. Chronic H. pylori infection has been associated with gastric diseases such as chronic gastritis, peptic ulcer and gastric adenocarcinoma. Current eradication treatment relies on antibiotic-based… (More)
DOI: 10.1586/14787210.2014.930663

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