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Helicobacter pylori: Overview and Considerations for Diagnostic Testing


Slide 2

August 2010

Today, we will discuss the history of Helicobacter pylori, some unique characteristics of the organism and its role in pathogenesis in human disease.

In addition, I would like to discuss a variety of tests available in the clinical laboratory, and finish with current recommendations as to how these tests can best be applied for initial diagnosis and monitoring of patients during and after treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection.



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