features and trends in helicobacter pylori antibiotic resistance in lisbon area, portugal (1990-1999).the features of helicobacter pylori antibiotic resistance in lisbon from 1990 to 1999 were studied. overall resistance rates to amoxycillin, tetracycline, metronidazole, clarithromycin and ciprofloxacin were 0, 0, 30.6, 19.0 and 9.6%, respectively. the incidence of resistance to clarithromycin was much higher in isolates from children (44.8%) than adults (14.6%). for metronidazole, the contrary was observed (children: 19.0%, adults: 32.3%). ciprofloxacin-resistant isolates were all from adult pa ...200011102427
the european meeting on helicobacter pylori: therapeutic news from lisbon.the current standard of helicobacter pylori treatment has been confirmed by the studies presented at the lisbon workshop--that is, one of three one week proton pump inhibitor (ppi) based triple therapies comprising a twice daily standard dose of a ppi in combination with two of the following antimicrobial agents: clarithromycin, amoxycillin, or a nitromidazole. this standard of treatment is also highly efficacious and cost-effective in routine community practice. the current data confirm the equ ...19989764044
prevalence and risk factors for giardia duodenalis infection among children: a case study in portugal.giardia duodenalis is a widespread parasite of mammalian species, including humans. the prevalence of this parasite in children residing in portugal is currently unknown. this study intended to estimate g. duodenalis infection prevalence and identify possible associated risk factors in a healthy paediatric population living in the district of the portuguese capital, lisbon.201222284337
prevalence and incidence of helicobacter pylori infection in a healthy pediatric population in the lisbon area.helicobacter pylori is mainly acquired in childhood. although adult studies reported a high prevalence of h. pylori infection in portugal, the actual rate in children remains unknown. this study aimed to determine the prevalence and the incidence of h. pylori infection in an asymptomatic pediatric population of the lisbon area and to correlate prevalence with sociodemographic determinants.201121923682
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