Detection of cagA and vacA genotypes of Helicobacter pylori isolates from a university hospital in Ankara region, Turkey


Erdogdu C. , SARIBAŞ Z. , Yilmaz Y. A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.44, no.1, pp.126-132, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1209-72
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.126-132

Abstract

Aim: The cagA and vacA profiles and their association with clinical findings show a distinct geographical distribution. In the present study, we aimed to determine the cagA status and vacA allelic subtypes in strains isolated from a university hospital in Ankara and to evaluate their associations with histopathological and endoscopic findings.