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jmj 2018, 16(2): 35-41 Back to browse issues page
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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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.
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.
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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