Helicobacter pylori seroprevalence in patients with chronic bronchitis


KANBAY M. , Gur G., Akcay S., Yilmaz U.

RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, vol.99, no.10, pp.1213-1216, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 99 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.rmed.2005.02.036
  • Title of Journal : RESPIRATORY MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1213-1216

Abstract

Aim: A high rate of seropositivity for antibodies against Helicobacter pylori has been found in many extragastrointestinal diseases. In addition, it has been reported that the risk of chronic bronchitis may be increased in subjects infected with H. pylori. This study was designed to determine the H. pylori seroprevalence in patients with and without chronic bronchitis.