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HK J Paediatr (New Series)
Vol 23. No. 4, 2018

HK J Paediatr (New Series) 2018;23:288-293

Update on Clinical Practice

Update on Helicobacter pylori Infection in Children

CO Sham


Helicobacter pylori infection is a common worldwide infection. It is an important cause of gastric cancer, but an overwhelming majority of those get infected will not suffer any consequences during their lifetime. The indication of testing, diagnosis and management of this bacterial infection are also different in children and in adult. This article serves to highlight the important points included in the two guidelines, difference in management of adult and children patients, and discuss the applicability of the guidelines in the Hong Kong setting.

Keyword : Children; Diagnostic tests; Eradication; Helicobacter pylori; Triple therapy

Abstract in Chinese


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