volume 42, issue 1, P25-30 2006
DOI: 10.1590/s1676-24442006000100006
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Abstract: Background: The rates of Helicobacter pylori infection are very high worldwide, but only a minority of infected patients develop gastric carcinoma. This might be related, among several factors, to the colonization of the human stomach by pathogenic Helicobacter pylori strains. Objective: To investigate the distribution of cagA and vacA genotypes of Helicobacter pylori in paraffin-embedded gastric samples from patients with gastric cancer. Material and methods: Paraffin-embedded samples from 42 patients with ga…

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