Commentary: Helicobacter pylori eradication in primary care

Delaney, Brendan C.; Hobbs, F.D. Richard
May 1998
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);05/30/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7145, p1654
Academic Journal
Comments on the use of the urea breath test in primary care or as an outpatient procedure for the eradication of Helicobacter pylori in patients with recurrent peptic ulcers, in relation to an analysis conducted by A.E. Duggan, K. Tolley, C.J. Hawkey and R.F.A. Logan. What is necessary for the achievement of good eradication rates; Identification of the two strategies which could be used to combat the cost of failure.


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