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Role of the enterotest in the diagnosis of the Helicobacter pylori infections.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9438153     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Among 128 patients with gastric and duodenal ulcer a diagnosis was made of Helicobacter pylori infections using the 14C-urea breath test (reference) as well as by a bacteriological test; from each patient the material for culture was obtained in two ways: Through gastroscopy-segments, and through an enterotest. It was shown that the diagnostic value of the enteroprobe in the detection of the Helicobacter pylori infection was relatively high in comparison with the results of the culture of the segments of the mucosa, especially for ulcers of the pyloric area and of the duodenum, whereas that value fell considerably for located in the cardia of the stomach. The entero-probe is thus recommended as a method of diagnosing Helicobacter pylori infections (using the bacterial material for culture and the antibiogram) but only for peptic ulcers of a selected location (pyloric area, duodenum).
Authors:
Z Kopański; M Schlegel-Zawadzka; B Witkowska; A Cienciała; J Szczerba
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of medical research     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0949-2321     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Med. Res.     Publication Date:  1996 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-02-17     Completed Date:  1998-02-17     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9517857     Medline TA:  Eur J Med Res     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  520-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Clinical Military Hospital, Kraków, Poland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Duodenal Ulcer / complications,  microbiology
Female
Gastric Mucosa / microbiology
Helicobacter Infections / diagnosis*
Helicobacter pylori* / classification,  isolation & purification
Humans
Intestinal Mucosa / microbiology
Male
Middle Aged
Reagent Kits, Diagnostic
Sensitivity and Specificity
Stomach Ulcer / complications,  microbiology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Reagent Kits, Diagnostic

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