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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