Impact of H. Pylori on Growth: Is the Infection or Mucosal Disease Related to Growth Impairment?


Gulcan M., ÖZEN A. O. , Karatepe H. O. , Gulcu D., Vitrinel A.

DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES, vol.55, no.10, pp.2878-2886, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 55 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10620-009-1091-y
  • Title of Journal : DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.2878-2886

Abstract

Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) has been recognized as one of the most common chronic bacterial infections in the world. Most children are colonized in early childhood, and the infection will last a lifetime unless the child is treated with appropriate antibiotics.