Skip to main content

Table 1 Clinical, endoscopic and histopathology findings of the patients (n = 109)

From: Role of rapid urease test and histopathology in the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in a developing country

Factors With PPI n (%) Without PPI n (%)
Gender   
Male 35 (53) 31 (47)
Female 17 (40) 26 (60)
Age (in years) mean ± SD 42 ± 12.2 44 ± 15.6
Clinical feature   
Abdominal pain 44 (54) 38 (46)
Heart burn 4 (57) 3 (43)
Vomiting 2 (29) 5 (71)
Dyspepsia 1 (11) 8 (89)
Weakness 1 (25) 3 (75)
Endoscopic findings   
Gastritis 36(51) 35(49)
Gastritis and GERD 2(100) -
GERD 6(35) 11(65)
Gastric Ulcer - 3(100)
Duodenitis 7(64) 4(36)
Duodenal Ulcer 1(20) 4(80)
Urease Test   
Positive 16 (36) 28 (64)
Negative 36 (55) 29 (45)
Histopathology   
Positive 30 (48) 32 (52)
Negative 22 (47) 25 (53)
  1. Results are presented as mean ± standard deviation and number (percentages).
  2. SD = Standard Deviation