Table 2

H pylori infection and endoscopic findings

H pylori positive
Endoscopic findingscagA+ cagA Not determined3-150 H pylori negativeH pylori positive/total (%)cagA+/(cagA+ and cagA) (%)
Chronic gastritis (n=86)45533361.690.0
Gastric ulcer (n=41)25231173.292.6
Duodenal ulcer (n=30)2811010096.6
Gastric cancer (n=25)1611772.094.1
Normal mucosa (n=10)000100.0
Total (n=192)114986168.292.7
  • 3-150 The presence of the cagA gene could not be detected as these patients were H pylori positive on histology only.