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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Anderl, Florian; Gerhard, Markus 
Title:
Helicobacter pylori vaccination: is there a path to protection? 
Abstract:
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a pathogenic, extracellular bacterium that colonizes the stomach in approximately 50% of the world population. It strongly interacts with the gastric epithelium and mostly causes asymptomatic gastritis. The colonization of H. pylori leads to ulcer development in around 20% of infected patients and may progress to gastric cancer or mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma in 1%. Thus, H. pylori is the major cause of gastric cancer worldwide. It has been classi...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
World J Gastroenterol 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
20 
Journal issue:
34 
Pages contribution:
11939-49 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1007-9327 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Immunologie und Hygiene