The status of antimicrobial resistance of Helicobacter pylori in Eastern Azerbaijan, Iran: comparative study according to demographics.

@article{Milani2012TheSO,
  title={The status of antimicrobial resistance of Helicobacter pylori in Eastern Azerbaijan, Iran: comparative study according to demographics.},
  author={Morteza Adeli Milani and Reza Ghotaslou and Mohammad Taghi Akhi and Mohammad Reza Nahaei and Alka Hasani and Mohammad hosein Somi and Mandana Rafeey and Yaeghob Sharifi},
  journal={Journal of infection and chemotherapy : official journal of the Japan Society of Chemotherapy},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={848-52}
}
Helicobacter pylori-associated infections are extremely common in Iran, but few data about antibiotic sensitivity of H. pylori are available for this region. The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of resistance in isolates against commonly used antibiotics in Eastern Azerbaijan, Iran, and the dependence of prevalence on the sex and age of patients. H. pylori isolates were collected by culture from gastric biopsies. Antibiotic susceptibility of isolates was determined by use… CONTINUE READING