Table 1

cagA status, clinical outcome, and histology

cagA+ DU (n=50)cagA+ gastritis (n=50)cagA− gastritis (n=10)cagA+ DU v gastritis p value1-150 Gastritis cagA+ v cagA− p value1-150
Antrum
MNC432<0.03<0.005
PMN431<0.04<0.02
Atrophy231<0.005<0.001
Corpus
MNC2.531.5<0.02<0.03
PMN22.51<0.04<0.003
Atrophy121<0.0001<0.008
  • 1-150 By Mann-Whitney sum test.

  • Mononuclear cell (MNC), polymorphonuclear cell (PMN), and atrophy scores presented as median (score 0–5).

  • DU, duodenal ulcer.