Published in Law and Health Weekly, May 29th, 2004
According to a study from Italy, "The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of heparin binding to Helicobacter pylori cells on their survival in the presence of fresh rabbit serum with or without active complement components. Three H. pylori strains were compared and the amounts of heparin added reflected the physiological concentrations that can be found in animal tissues.
"No growth of H. pylori was noted in the presence of serum," said J. Daniel Dubreuil and colleagues at Chiron Srl. "Serum with or without active complement produced a...
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