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Table 2 H. pylori infection status in endoscopic mucosal patterns

From: Association between regular arrangement of collecting venules and Helicobacter pylori status in routine endoscopy

Mucosal patterns Total H. pylori status (n, %)
Negative Positive P value
RAC positive 41 38 (92.7) 3 (7.3) < 0.001*
RAC negative 124 36 (29.0) 88 (71.0)  
Spotty redness 31 6 (19.4) 25 (80.6)  
Diffuse redness 20 4 (20.0) 16 (80.0)  
Mosaic 38 7 (18.4) 31 (81.6)  
Cleft 19 9 (47.4) 10 (52.6)  
Untypical pattern 16 10 (62.5) 6 (37.5)  
  1. RAC regular arrangement of collecting venules. P < 0.001* RAC-positive versus RAC-negative group