Published in Cancer Weekly, June 15th, 2004
"Helicobacter pylori infects half the world's population and is associated with serious human diseases including peptic ulcer disease and gastric neoplasia. The clinical outcome is largely dependent on the severity and distribution of the H. pylori-induced gastritis," researchers in Scotland report.
"The reasons for such variable clinical outcomes remain poorly understood. Bacterial virulence factors contribute to the pathogenicity but do not explain the divergent outcomes," wrote E.M Elomar and coworkers.
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