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- Maithani, Sanchi, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry 2017 v.409 no.1 pp. 193-200
- Helicobacter pylori; breath tests; carbon dioxide; cost effectiveness; duodenal ulcers; enzyme activity; gastric juice; humans; indigestion; ingestion; juices; oral administration; pathogenesis; pathogens; stable isotopes; urea; urease
- ... The ¹³C-urea breath test (¹³C-UBT), developed a few decades ago, is widely used as a non-invasive diagnostic method to detect only the presence of the gastric pathogen Helicobacter pylori infection; however, the actual disease state, i.e. whether the person harbouring H. pylori has peptic ulcer disease (PUD) or non-ulcerous dyspepsia (NUD), is still poorly understood. Nevertheless, the present ¹³C ...