H. pylori

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Noun1.H. pylori - the type species of genus Heliobacter; produces urease and is associated with several gastroduodenal diseases (including gastritis and gastric ulcers and duodenal ulcers and other peptic ulcers)
bacteria species - a species of bacteria
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There is considerable age, geographic, and socioeconomic variation in the prevalence of H.
He suspected that widespread antibiotic use has been suppressing H.
Georgia also reports a high annual incidence of gastric cancer, 17/100,000 population in 2002 (National Center for Disease Control, Tbilisi, unpub, data), which suggests an elevated prevalence of H.
While not definitive, findings from studies presented at the annual Digestive Disease Week indicated that chronic H.
None of the patients who were treated to eradicate their H.
They are all limited by the high cost of endoscopy and sampling errors due to nonuniform distribution of H.
3 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Mannheim Corporation (BMC), a world leader in medical diagnostics, today introduced the AccuStart H.
The tube enables doctors to inspect the lining of the stomach and duodenum and to obtain a tissue sample that can be tested for H.
Bismuth subsalicylate has both a protective effect and an antibacterial effect against H.
The vast majority of peptic ulcer disease is caused by infection with H.