Survey results highlight lack of adherence to H. pylori infection guidelines

Survey results highlight lack of adherence to H. pylori infection guidelines

There is a lack of adherence to current guidelines for the diagnosis, testing and treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection, suggesting the need for new and simpler treatments, according to a study published in GastroHep Advances.“H. pylori is the most common chronic bacterial infection in humans,” Colin W. Howden, MD, Professor Emeritus of gastroenterology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, told Healio. “Infection can lead to peptic ulcer disease and other serious conditions, including gastric cancer. In this real-world study, we found a general lack ofRead More

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