dupA as a risk determinant in Helicobacter pylori infection.

  title={dupA as a risk determinant in Helicobacter pylori infection.},
  author={M Douraghi and Marjan Mohammadi and Akbar Oghalaie and Afshin Abdirad and Mohammad Ali Mohagheghi and Mahmoud Hosseini and Hojjat Zeraati and Amir Masood Ghasemi and Maryam Esmaieli and Nazanin Mohajerani},
  journal={Journal of medical microbiology},
  volume={57 Pt 5},
The Helicobacter pylori duodenal ulcer promoting (dupA) gene has been previously described as a risk marker for duodenal ulcer (DU) development and a protective factor against gastric cancer (GC). Recent studies which have assessed the application of dupA in the prediction of clinical outcomes have been controversial. In the current study, the association of dupA with the clinical outcomes and histopathological changes following H. pylori infection was evaluated in Iranian patients. A total of… CONTINUE READING

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