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

Helicobacter pylori infection, peptic ulceration, and Meckel's diverticulum
Chapter:
Helicobacter pylori infection, peptic ulceration, and Meckel's diverticulum
Source:
Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Paediatrics) (1 ed.)
Author(s):

R. Mark Beattie

, Anil Dhawan

, and John W.L. Puntis

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198569862.003.0026

Helicobacter pylori194

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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