H. pylori antibiotic resistance increases in Europe

H. pylori
   antibiotic resistance increases in Europe

Macrolide and quinolone consumption positively correlated with Helicobacter pylori resistance in European countries, according to research published in Gut.“Since 2010, a marked decrease in efficacy of this treatment regimen [standard triple therapy] has been observed globally, which resulted in the recommendation to prescribe quadruple therapies. The quadruple therapies have been shown to achieve higher success rates than standard triple therapy, but they may cause more frequent adverse events and lead to more antimicrobial resistance,” Francis Mégraud, MD, professor ofRead More

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