The seroprevalence of Helicobacter pylori and its relationship to malaria in Ugandan children.

@article{Gupta2012TheSO,
  title={The seroprevalence of Helicobacter pylori and its relationship to malaria in Ugandan children.},
  author={Vinay Gupta and Guillermo I Perez-Perez and Grant Dorsey and Philip J. Rosenthal and Martin J. Blaser},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={2012},
  volume={106 1},
  pages={35-42}
}
Helicobacter pylori epidemiology in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly among children, has been little investigated. A secondary endpoint of our study was to examine for associations between the seroprevalence of H. pylori and the incidence of malaria. We explored H. pylori prevalence by measuring serum IgG antibodies to H. pylori whole cell and cytotoxin-associated gene A (CagA) antigens by ELISA in a longitudinal cohort of 200 Ugandan children, aged 1-10 years at enrollment, in whom malaria… CONTINUE READING