Primary clarithromycin resistance in Italy assessed on Helicobacter pylori DNA sequences by TaqMan real-time polymerase chain reaction

Cesare Hassan, V De Francesco, M Margiotta, A Zullo, Nd Valle, O Burattini, U Cea, G Stoppino, A Amoruso, F Stella, S Morini, C Panella, E. Ierardi

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Abstract

Helicobacter pylori clarithromycin resistance is increasing worldwide and different mutations are involved in its mechanisms. Recently, molecular methods have been proposed to assess these mutations.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)429-435
Number of pages7
JournalALIMENTARY PHARMACOLOGY & THERAPEUTICS
Volume23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Clarithromycin
  • Drug Resistance, Bacterial
  • Dyspepsia
  • Female
  • Helicobacter Infections
  • Helicobacter pylori
  • Humans
  • Italy
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Prevalence

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