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Frequency check of Helicobacter pylori infection using Urea Breath Test (UBT) in Salmas
Rasoul Mohammadi , Babak Barati , Javid Taghinejad , Ali Sadeghi , Mehdi Roshdi Maleki , Mahtab Gharibnavaz
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Introduction:
Helicobacter pylori infection is highly rampant and approximately half of the world's population is infected with this bacterium. Urea breath test (UBT) is the most important non-invasive method for diagnosing Helicobacter pylori. This study aims to evaluate frequency of H. pylori infection in Salmas County using Urea Breath Test (UBT).
Materials and Method:
In this case series survey, 80 people were studied with symptoms of nausea and vomiting, chronic gastritis and history of positive Ig G response who had filled out a checklist regarding to UBT. In this study, Spss21 software were used for Pearson, Chi-square test and T-test to analyze statistical data.
Results:
Out of a total of 80 patients, 37 patients were infected with H. pylori (46%) and 43 patients had no infections (54%). The most frequently infected group is aged 51-60, while patients less than 21 years old are the least frequently infected age group. There was no significant correlation between smoking and education level with the frequency of infection.
Conclusion:
By increasing the level of knowledge and health awareness associated with the factors involved in the development of the disease, the prevalence of H. pylori infection can be reduce to a desirable level.
 
 
Keywords: Keyword: prevalence, Helicobacter Pylori, Urea Breath Test, Salmas
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Microbshensi
Received: 2018/04/29 | Accepted: 2018/09/15 | Published: 2018/10/13
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Mohammadi R, Barati B, Taghinejad J, Sadeghi A, Roshdi Maleki M, Gharibnavaz M. Frequency check of Helicobacter pylori infection using Urea Breath Test (UBT) in Salmas. jmj. 2018; 16 (2) :35-41
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