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Table 1 Results of various methods and gold standard for detecting Helicobacter pylori infection in children with gastritis

From: Evaluation of a new fluorescence quantitative PCR test for diagnosing Helicobacter pylori infection in children

H. pylori status Gold standard Routine Histology RUT 13C-UBT Gastric mucosal fqPCR Gastric fluid fqPCR Dental plaque fqPCR
Positive n (%) 38 (27.5%) 35 (25.4%) 45 (32.6%) 31 (22.5%) 46 (33.3%) 32 (23.2%) 30 (21.7%)
Negative n (%) 100 (72.5%) 103 (74.6%) 93 (77.4%) 107 (77.5%) 92 (66.7%) 106 (76.8%) 108 (78.3%)
  1. RUT: rapid urease test; 13C-UBT, 13C-urea breath test; fqPCR, florescent quantitative PCR.