Oral and Gastric Helicobacter Pylori: Effects and Associations

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Veiga, Nélio; Pereira, Carlos; Resende, Carlos; Amaral, Odete; Ferreira, Manuela; Nelas, Paula; Chaves, Claudia; Duarte, João; Cirnes, Luis; Machado, José Carlos; Ferreira, Paula; Correia, Ilídio J.;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 10, issue 5 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC4444322, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126923
  • Subject: Helicobacter pylori | Research Article | Young Adult | Helicobacter Infections | Stomach | Medicine | DNA, Bacterial | Sensitivity and Specificity | Q | R | Mouth | Demography | Science | Adolescent | Female | Humans | Male | Polymerase Chain Reaction | Child

INTRODUCTION:This study consisted in the comparison of the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) present in the stomach and in saliva of a sample of Portuguese adolescents and the assessment of the association between H. pylori infection with socio-demographic v... View more
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