the prevalence of helicobacter pylori in practising dental staff and dental students.recent studies suggest helicobacter pylori is spread by faecal-oral or oral-oral transmission. gastroenterologists who are exposed to gastric secretions and saliva have a high prevalence of h. pylori infection. venous blood was obtained from 92 dentists, 40 dental nurses, 33 fifth year and 30 first year dental students. an elisa assay was used to detect h. pylori igg antibodies. results were compared with an age and sex matched normal population. the prevalence of h. pylori infection in dentists ...19989583224
screening practices for infectious diseases among burmese refugees in australia.increasing numbers of refugees from burma (myanmar) are resettling in western countries. we performed a retrospective study of 156 burmese refugees at an australian teaching hospital. of those tested, helicobacter pylori infection affected 80%, latent tuberculosis 70%, vitamin d deficiency 37%, and strongyloidiasis 26%. treating these diseases can prevent long-term illness.200919891864
the profile of health problems in african immigrants attending an infectious disease unit in melbourne, australia.the number of african immigrants living in western countries is increasing. a retrospective audit of sub-saharan african patients attending the infectious diseases clinics of a melbourne teaching hospital was performed. a total of 375 patients were included. helicobacter pylori gastritis was diagnosed in 60% of those tested (35/58), schistosomiasis in 41% (84/206), chronic hepatitis b in 19% (32/167), and strongyloidiasis in 18% (32/179). active tuberculosis (tb) affected 18% (51/276) and latent ...200919407128
helicobacter pylori infection: an added stressor on iron status of women in the explore a possible association between helicobacter pylori infection and iron status.19989734575
prevalence of helicobacter pylori in a representative anglo-celtic population of urban melbourne.the aims of this study were to assess the prevalence of helicobacter pylori and its relationship with different epidemiological factors in an anglo-celtic australian population in the melbourne urban area. two hundred and seventy-three (120 men and 153 women with a mean age of 55.6 and range of 20 to 80 years) of 396 eligible subjects randomly sampled from the telephone directory were studied. an elisa technique was used to detect h. pylori immunoglobulin (ig)g antibody and self-administered que ...19989641649
helicobacter pylori infection in an australian regional city: prevalence and risk investigate the prevalence of helicobacter pylori infection and potential risk factors for infection in an adult australian population.19979322776
helicobacter pylori in melbourne chinese immigrants: evidence for oral-oral transmission via chopsticks.the helicobacter pylori seroprevalence in a representative population of 328 melbourne chinese immigrants (162 men and 166 women) aged 25 years and older were studied. the population consisted of chinese people born in china/hong kong (n = 110, 33.5%), vietnam (n = 79, 24.1%), malaysia/singapore (n = 102, 31.1%), and elsewhere (n = 37, 11.3%). the overall seroprevalence of h. pylori was 59.5%; 60.5% in men and 58.4% in women. gender specific analysis showed associations between higher seropreval ...19958963032
helicobacter pylori and recurrent abdominal pain in children.recurrent abdominal pain is one of the most common presentations to pediatricians; yet an organic etiology can be found in only 10% of cases. because infection with helicobacter pylori in adults and children results in gastritis, a causative role for the organism has been postulated. to investigate this theory, we conducted a prospective case-control study in children with recurrent abdominal pain using serum h. pylori igg antibodies measured by an enzyme immunoabsorbent assay. age, sex, ethnici ...19968642486
helicobacter pylori infection in the australian community: current prevalence and lack of association with abo blood assess the current prevalence of helicobacter pylori infection in an australian urban population sample and to relate this to age, gender and abo and rhesus blood groups.200312680981
prevalence of helicobacter pylori infection in asymptomatic determine the prevalence of helicobacter pylori infection in a sample of asymptomatic australian children.19958924307
amoxycillin resistance in an isolate of helicobacter pylori from melbourne. 200011194743
antimicrobial resistance in helicobacter pylori isolates from determine the resistance rate to four antimicrobial agents commonly used in the treatment of helicobacter pylori infection in children.200312887661
helicobacter pylori infection in children.helicobacter pylori was sought prospectively by culture of antral biopsy, histology and serology (igg and iga) in 440 consecutive endoscopies on children to determine the prevalence, clinical presentation and histological features of h. pylori infection in our population. twenty-eight patients had h. pylori (8% overall). the mean age of infected patients was significantly higher than that of non-infected patients (p less than 0.0001). no patient under 5 years of age had h. pylori isolated. overa ...19911932664
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