Published in Cancer Weekly, September 5th, 2000
The Pepgen test determines the quantity of Pepsinogen-1 present in human serum and can be used to measure the efficacy of treatment.
Peptic ulcers are developed by excessive secretion of pepsin/pepsinogen, caused by bacterial infection, anxiety, stress, alcohol, and also by using anti-inflammatory drugs. In U.S. alone, roughly 10% of the population develops peptic ulcers. Nearly 60% of the U.S. population over the age of 60, develops peptic and duodenal ulcers and they...
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