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Non-invasive detection and successful treatment of a Helicobacter pylori infection in a captive rhesus macaque
- Semrau, Antje, Gerold, Susanne, Frick, Julia-Stefanie, Iglauer, Franz
- Laboratory animals 2017 v.51 no.2 pp. 208-211
- Helicobacter pylori, Macaca mulatta, biomedical research, gastritis, humans, laboratory animals, pathogens, protocols
- Gastritis is a commonly diagnosed condition in non-human primates used in biomedical research. As in humans, Helicobacter pylori infection may cause gastritis. The following report presents a method of non-invasive detection and a successful treatment protocol for this common pathogen.