The role of Helicobacter pylori infection in children with acute immune thrombocytopenic purpura

@article{Jaing2006TheRO,
  title={The role of Helicobacter pylori infection in children with acute immune thrombocytopenic purpura},
  author={Tang-Her Jaing and P. K. Tsay and I -J Hung and Cheng-Hsun Chiu and C P Yang and I-Anne Huang},
  journal={Pediatric blood & cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={215-7}
}
The outcome of immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is classified as acute or chronic depending on whether platelet count returns to normal. The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection increases with age and is independent of gender. We investigated the prevalence of H. pylori infection in Chinese children from Northern Taiwan and analyzed the association between H. pylori infection and acute ITP. Our prospective cohort studies found no statistically significant relation between H. pylori… CONTINUE READING