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Gut 56:1502 doi:10.1136/gut.2007.132514
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Helicobacter pylori and antibiotic resistance

  1. Francis Megraud
  1. Laboratoire de Bacteriologie, CHU Pellegrin, Bordeaux, France
  1. Dr F Megraud, Laboratoire de Bacteriologie, CHU Pellegrin, 33076 Bordeaux cedex, France; francis.megraud{at}chu-bordeaux.fr

    This is an introduction to the Gut tutorial “Helicobacter pylori and antibiotic resistance” hosted on BMJ Learning—the best available learning website for medical professionals from the BMJ Group.

    H pylori is a Gram-negative flagellated spiral bacteria. Infection with H pylori is mainly acquired in childhood. About 15% of infected people will develop a peptic ulcer and …