prevalence of a marker of active helicobacter pylori infection among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in lagos, nigeria.there appears to exist a potentially important interplay between diabetes mellitus (dm) and helicobacter pylori (h. pylori) infection. findings from previous studies have been conflicting. only a few studies have examined the topic in a sub-saharan african population. this study sought to determine the prevalence of h. pylori infection among type 2 diabetes mellitus (t2dm) patients in lagos, nigeria.201222686510
helicobacter pylori associated with breastfeeding, nutritional status and recurrent abdominal pain in healthy nigerian children.there is limited knowledge about the associations of helicobacter pylori (h. pylori) infections in developing countries. this study aimed to determine the current prevalence and associations of h. pylori infection with breastfeeding practices, nutritional status, and recurrent abdominal pain (rap) in a group of apparently healthy children and adolescents in lagos, nigeria.201424727510
fingerprinting of nigerian helicobacter pylori isolates by plasmid profile and pcr.plasmid profiling and digestion of amplified pcr product of urea genes were used to determine genomic variation in 56 strains of helicobacter pylori isolated from patients with peptic ulcers and subjects with gastritis recruited in lagos and ife, nigeria. twenty-five (45%) of the strains were found to harbour plasmids ranging in size from 0.9 kb to > 10 kb. the plasmid profile was able to detect differences between the strains, and also to distinguish between different strains isolated from the ...200211925761
helicobacter pylori infection among a pediatric population with sickle cell disease.recurrent abdominal pain (rap) is a common presenting symptom in children with sickle cell disease (scd). this may be as a result of complications of the disease, surgical problems, or helicobacter pylori gastritis. the prevalence of h pylori infection in scd children is not known. this study aimed to determine the prevalence and association of h pylori infection with rap in scd children.201021141300
clinico-pathological review of malignant gastric tumours in lagos, nigeria.gastric cancer is one of the most common cancers and the 2d most common cause of cancer deaths worldwide. contrary to earlier reports from africa, prevalence of this cancer has been found to be comparable to that of other parts of the world.201021243852
the use of helicobacter pylori stool antigen test for the diagnosis of helicobacter pylori in lagos, nigeria.this study was carried out to screen the use of helicobacter pylori stool antigen (hpsa) tests for diagnosis and monitoring of h pylori in nigeria.201121809708
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