antibiotic susceptibility of helicobacter pylori isolates in dakar, senegal.helicobacter pylori is the primary cause of peptic ulcer disease and an etiologic agent in the development of gastric cancer. a high frequency of h. pylori infection has been reported from resource-poor regions. h. pylori infection is curable with regimens of multiple antimicrobial agents. however, antibiotic resistance is a leading cause of treatment failure. in africa, there are very little data concerning the susceptibility of h. pylori isolates to antibiotics.200919755744
[helicobacter pylori and gastroduodenal lesions in dakar, senegal].the bacteriological characteristics of helicobacter pylori (hp) vary in function of time and place. the aim of this study was to update histological and bacteriological feature of hp infection in patients presenting gastroduodenal lesions in dakar, senegal.201022368935
[stomach cancer: a descriptive study of 101 cases at the gastrointestinal endoscopy center at aristide le dantec university hospital].stomach cancer is a real public health problem in black africa. we report its epidemiological, endoscopic, and histological aspects, as observed in our gastrointestinal endoscopy center at aristide le dantec university hospital in dakar (senegal).201626680270
[dakar physicians' therapeutic attitude towards non complicated peptic ulcer disease].peptic ulcer disease is topic of guidelines in developed countries. in south area, without consensus conference, physicians' attitude towards this disease is varied. so, we aimed to describe therapeutic decisions of physicians in dakar, regarding literature and the role of helicobacter pylori in gastro-intestinal diseases. from 2001 december first to 2002 january 31, a survey was made in a sample of 171 physicians in dakar with a questionnaire. all generalists, internists and gastroenterologists ...200516295765
[helicobacter pylori and upper digestive disease at the main hospital of dakar. study apropos of 105 consecutive endoscopies].gastro-duodenal ulcer is a very frequent disease in senegal and helicobacter pylori (hp) being an ubiquitarian germ infects people living in developing countries in an over-early way and this most frequently. we have realized a prospective study dealing with 105 adult patients sent to hospital principal's endoscopy center. we were searching for hps into three different methods which are as follows: using ordinary slats, clo-test, histological process. the results have confirmed the existence of ...19959827080
[frequency of helicobacter pylori infection in symptomatic patients in senegal].this prospective study was carried out in dakar, senegal, to assess the prevalence of helicobacter pylori infection in symptomatic patients undergoing endoscopy and to evaluate the factors of risk for infection by this type of bacteria in the population. from october to december 1995, 134 patients were included in this study and replied to a standardized questionnaire designed to determine socioeconomic level and living conditions. diagnosis of helicobacter pylori infection was based on the comb ...19979513152
primary antibiotic resistance and associated mechanisms in helicobacter pylori isolates from senegalese patients.antibiotic combination therapy for helicobacter pylori eradication must be adapted to local resistance patterns, but the epidemiology of h. pylori resistance to antibiotics is poorly documented in africa. the aim was to determine the antibiotic resistance rates, as well as the associated molecular mechanisms, of strains isolated in dakar, senegal.201323298145
clinical relevance of caga and vaca gene polymorphisms in helicobacter pylori isolates from senegalese patients.clin microbiol infect abstract: the molecular epidemiology of helicobacter pylori in africa is poorly documented. from january 2007 to december 2008, we investigated 187 patients with gastric symptoms in one of the main tertiary hospitals in dakar, senegal. one hundred and seventeen patients were culture-positive for h.-ápylori. polymorphisms in vaca and caga status were investigated by pcr; the 3'-region of caga was sequenced, and epiya motifs were identified. bacterial heterogeneity within ind ...201121722260
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