High helicobacter pylori resistance to metronidazole but zero or low resistance to clarithromycin, levofloxacin, and other antibiotics in Malaysia

Khean Goh, Parasakthi Navaratnam

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    Abstract

    Bacterial resistance to antibiotics is the single most important determinant of treatment success. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori resistance to clarithromycin, amoxicillin, metronidazole, tetracycline, levofloxacin, rifabutin, and furazolidone in our local bacterial strains
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)241 - 245
    Number of pages5
    JournalHelicobacter
    Volume16
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

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