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H. pylori Transmission

Keep your hands where we can see them!

William Chey, MD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, discusses transmission of H. pylori.

References and Resources
Templeton R, Shared history of humans and gut bacteria: Evolutionary togetherness: coupled evolution of humans and a pathogen. Heredity. 2007;98, 337–338.
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Perry S, Sanchez M, Yang S, et al., Gastroenteritis and Transmission of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Households. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2006. Volume 12, Num 11.
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Azevedo N, Guimaraes N, Figueiredo C, A New Model for the Transmission of Helicobacter pylori: Role of Environmental Reservoirs as Gene Pools to Increase Strain Diversity. Critical Reviews in Microbiology, Volume 33, Issue 3 July 2007 , pages 157 – 169.
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