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Helicobacter Pylori Microbial Resistance

The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection worldwide is approximately 50% and goes up to 80-90% in developing countries. Around 20% of people who are infected keth H. Pylori develop gastroduodenal disorders. According to Wikipedia, up to 85% of people infected with H. pylori never experience symptoms or complications. Acute infection may appear as an acute gastritis with abdominal pain (stomach ache) or nausea. Where this develops into chronic gastritis, the symptoms, if present, are often those of non-ulcer dyspepsia: stomach pains, nausea, bloating, belching, and sometimes vomiting or black stool. Individuals infected with H. pylori have a 10 to 20% lifetime risk of developing peptic ulcers and a 1 to 2% risk of acquiring stomach cancer. Inflammation of the pyloric antrum is more likely to lead...