Published in Medical Imaging Week, June 25th, 2005
The prevalence of asymptomatic H. pylori infection "is very high in infants and children in developing countries," scientists in India explained. The "13C urea breath test (UBT) is a reliable non-invasive diagnostic test for H. pylori infection in children that avoids invasive endoscopy."
In a recent study, S. Shaikh and coauthors at the Society for Applied Studies in West Bengal "compared a newly introduced H. pylori stool antigen test (with a high sensitivity and specificity in symptomatic children) with UBT in...
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