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<i>Helicobacter pylori</i> infection, peptic ulceration, and Meckel's diverticulum

R. Mark Beattie, Anil Dhawan and John W.L. Puntis

in Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

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Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780198569862
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725968 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198569862.003.0026

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Helicobacter pylori infection, peptic ulceration, and Meckel's diverticulum

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Helicobacter pylori 194

Other causes of antral gastritis and peptic (gastric and duodenal) ulceration 196

Meckel's diverticulum 197

H. pylori is a Gram-negative organism. It is a very common infection worldwide. Infection is usually acquired in childhood, but prevalence rates are variable, being highest in developing countries. Most individuals infected with ...

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Subjects: Gastroenterology ; Paediatrics

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