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Risk for gastric cancer in people with CagA positive or CagA negative Helicobacter pylori infection.

Authors
  • Parsonnet, J
  • Friedman, G D
  • Orentreich, N
  • Vogelman, H
Type
Published Article
Journal
Gut
Publication Date
Mar 01, 1997
Volume
40
Issue
3
Pages
297–301
Identifiers
PMID: 9135515
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

When compared with uninfected subjects, persons infected with CagA positive H pylori are at considerably increased risk of gastric cancer. CagA negative H pylori are less strongly linked to malignancy and may only be associated with diffuse type disease.

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