Comparison of five PCR methods for detection of Helicobacter pylori DNA in gastric tissues

Jang Jih Lu, Cherng Lih Perng, Rong Yaun Shyu, Chi Hsiang Chen, Qinyuan Lou, Sonny K.F. Chong, Chao Hung Lee

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Abstract

Five different PCR methods for the detection of Helicobacter pylori were evaluated. The results of this study indicate that of the five PCR methods examined, the ureC (glmM) gene PCR is the most sensitive and specific for the detection of H. pylori in gastric biopsy specimens.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)772-774
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Volume37
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)

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