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World J Gastroenterol. Oct 28, 2015; 21(40): 11221-11235
Published online Oct 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i40.11221
Table 1 Diagnostic options of Helicobacter pylori infection in different clinical circumstances and special applications of diagnostic tests
Gastroduodenal bleedingPost gastrectomyPost eradication therapySpecial applications
Rapid urease test
Culture√Antibiotic sensitivity
Polymerase chain reaction√Antibiotic sensitivity√Virulence factors√Environmental/oral sample
Urea breath test
Stool antigen test
Serology1√Virulence factors