Table 1

Helicobacter pylori status in biopsy specimens obtained from coloured and non-coloured areas

Helicobacter pylori infection1-150 (%)
PositiveNegativeTotal (%)
Coloured areas60  (95)1-151 3  (5)63  (100)
Non-coloured areas5 (8)60 (92)65 (100)
  • 1-150 Presence of H pylori was judged by culture of biopsy specimens obtained from coloured and non-coloured areas.

  • 1-151 Significantly different from the value for non-coloured areas at p<0.0001.