Published in Health and Medicine Week, September 1st, 2003
In a recent study from Bangladesh, scientists "investigated the presence of the cagA-like gene of Helicobacter pylori in environmental isolates of Aeromonas spp. from different water samples of Calcutta, India".
Genetic analysis of the pathogens were performed with "colony hybridization using a cagA-specific DNA probe and by PCR with cagA-specific primers," noted S. Datta and colleagues at the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research in Dhaka.
"Nucleotide sequencing of five PCR...
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