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Campylobacter pylori gastritis.
  1. M J Mahony,
  2. J I Wyatt,
  3. J M Littlewood
  1. Department of Paediatrics, St James's University Hospital, Leeds.


    Campylobacter pylori colonisation of the stomach is strongly associated with type B non-autoimmune gastritis in adults. In a retrospective study of 38 gastric biopsy specimens taken during upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in children attending this hospital we found C pylori in nine (24%). Ten biopsy specimens showed histological evidence of gastritis and C pylori was found in eight.

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