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Table 2 Gastric mucosal findings (by the Sydney system) in H. pylori positive and negative cases

From: The diagnostic value of endoscopy and Helicobacter pylori tests for peptic ulcer patients in late post-treatment setting

Gastric mucosal findings (Sydney system) H. pylori (+) n = 17 H. pylori (-) n = 17 p values
Activity of neutrophil polymorphs
Antrum 11/17 0/17 <0.001
Corpus 7/16 0/17 <0.05
Chronic inflammation
Antrum 16/17 1/17 <0.001
Corpus 13/16 0/17 <0.001
Surface epithelial damage
Antrum 13/17 0/17 <0.001
Corpus 8/16 0/17 <0.001
Glandular atrophy
Antrum 7/17 2/17 NS*
Corpus 4/16 3/17 NS
Intestinal metaplasia
Antrum 1/17 2/17 NS
Corpus 0/16 2/17 NS
Lymphoid follicles
Antrum 6/17 0/17 <0.05
Corpus 5/16 2/17 NS
  1. * NS, not significant (p > 0.05).