food science and gastroinstestinal physiology - 00114

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Disease associations with Helicobacter pylori (HP). The large circle represents a typical population in a developed country where 60% of persons are not infected with H. pylori . The darker circle represents the 40% of persons who are infected with H. pylori . Even so, nearly all the duodenal ulcers and gastric ulcers occur in the H. pylori -positive group. Each year, 1% of infected patients undergo transition from asymptomatic gastritis to symptomatic peptic ulcer. Note that most gastric adenocarcinomas and gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (B-cell) lymphomas also occur in
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2010 for the course BIO 1440 taught by Professor Horton during the Spring '07 term at University of Central Arkansas.

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