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Helicobacter Pylori


Released Date:

6/15/2015

Revised:

3/27/2017

Title:

Diagnosis and Treatment of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Adults

Description:

Alberta clinicians will understand the indications to test for Helicobactor pylori (H. pylori), different testing methods available (urea breath test [UBT], histology on gastroscopy, stool tests), and the different treatment regimens available.

Target Population:

Adults meeting the following specific criteria:
- Dyspepsia and younger (< 50 years of age) with no alarm
features
- Gastric or duodenal ulcers confirmed by upper
gastrointestinal (GI) radiography (if endoscopy not being considered)
- Family history of gastric cancer
- Long-term use of non-steroid anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDS)

Exclusions:

Children <18 years
Pregnant/lactating women
  
Short Description
  
  
Diagnosis and Treatment of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Adults
Diagnosis and Treatment of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Adults
Summary
  
Diagnosis and Treatment of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Adults
Diagnosis and Treatment of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Adults
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