Table 5

 Patients with consensus gastritis: evidence of Helicobacter pylori infection

DecennialGastritisH pylori on histology and/or cultureELISA positive for H pyloriImmunoblot positive for H pyloriCag A positive (immunoblot and/or culture)Any evidence of H pylori (2 tests positive for H pylori)
UKJPNUKJPNUKJPNUKJPNUKJPNUKJPN
ELISA, enzyme linked immunosorbent assay.
20s39150515151 (1)5 (5)
30s118647274649 (8)6 (3)
40s71279495116107 (7)11 (10)
50s1215914812914111111 (10)15 (14)
60s131612121013111391412 (11)16 (12)
70s1316101212131215111513 (13)14 (12)
Total5976455641544562445953 (51)67 (56)