Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, October 21st, 2003
"Since green tea catechins are known to have antimicrobial activity against a variety of microorganisms, their possible effects on Helicobacter pylori in combination with antibiotics were examined. Clinical isolates of H. pylori (n=56), including isolates (n=19) highly resistant to metronidazole (MTZ) and/or clarithromycin (CLR), were used to determine in vitro sensitivity to tea catechins," researchers in Japan report.
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