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Table 1 Characteristic of the Study Group at Baseline

From: Absence of gastrointestinal infections in a cohort of patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and other acid hypersecretors receiving long-term acid suppression with lansoprazole

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Male, N (%) 51 (63.0%)
Caucasian, N (%) 60 (74.1%)
Age, mean (range) 51.6 ± 1.5 (22, 88)
ZES, N (%) 63 (76.8%)
MEN – 1, N (%) 6 (7.3%)
Prior antrectomy, N (%) 10 (12.3%)
Serum gastrin concentration, median (range)  
ZE 493 (38, 17,491)
Non ZE* 73 (30, 262)
BAO mEq/L, median (range) 22.3 (1.5, 96.5)
MAO mEq/L, median (range) 47.9 (7.2, 121.3)
H. pylori positive, N (%) 52 (64.2%)
  1. * Non ZE – non ZE acid hypersecretors