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The mutation of the rdxA gene in metronidazole-resistant Helicobacter pylori clinical isolates.

Authors
  • Mirzaei, Nasrin
  • Poursina, Farkhondeh
  • Moghim, Sharareh
  • Rahimi, Ebrahim
  • Safaei, Hajieh Ghasemian
Type
Published Article
Journal
Advanced Biomedical Research
Publisher
Medknow Publications
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
3
Pages
90–90
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4103/2277-9175.128469
PMID: 24761398
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

An interesting finding in metronidazole-resistant strains in our study was the detection of one mutation not previously described in the literature in the rdxA gene and this W(209)R substitution presumably plays a role in inducing metronidazole resistance.

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