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Helicobacter pylori in the 21st Century.

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This book provides a broad overview of the current understanding of Helicobacter pylori emphasizing its world health impacts. It includes 13 chapters organized into 3 parts: "Pathologies and Treatment", "Host Response" and "Bacterial Defence". Part I (5 chapters) reviews the epidemiology of H. pylori infection, H. pylori infection in Asia, gastric adenocarcinoma, antimicrobial resistance and appro...


Chapter 5 (Page no: 69)

Extragastric manifestations of Helicobacter pylori infection.

This chapter discusses the association between Helicobacter pylori infection and several extragastric diseases, including idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, iron deficiency anaemia, cardiovascular disease, asthma, inflammatory bowel disease, and hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection. Author(s): Malaty, H. M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 13) Helicobacter pylori infection in Asia. Author(s): Fock, K. M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 24) Gastric adenocarcinoma. Author(s): Correa, P. Piazuelo, M. B.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 45) Antimicrobial resistance and approaches to treatment. Author(s): Mégraud, F.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 94) Helicobacter pylori-induced acquired immunity and immunoregulation. Author(s): Robinson, K. Atherton, J. C.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 116) Host genetic factors in susceptibility and resistance to Helicobacter pylori pathogenesis. Author(s): Sutton, P. Every, A. L. Harbour, S. N.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 142) Innate immune initiators and effectors in Helicobacter pylori infection. Author(s): Kaparakis, M. Allison, C. C. Hutton, M. L. Ferrero, R. L.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 167) Helicobacter pylori vaccines. Author(s): Blanchard, T. G. Nedrud, J. G.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 190) Lipopolysaccharides of Helicobacter pylori: importance in gastric adaptation and pathogenesis. Author(s): Moran, A. P.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 212) Virulence factors of Helicobacter pylori. Author(s): Backert, S. Mimuro, H. Israel, D. A. Peek, R. M., Jr.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 248) Helicobacter pylori adhesion to the gastric surface. Author(s): Lindén, S. K. Arnqvist, A. Teneberg, S. Moran, A. P.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 269) Helicobacteromics- - genomics of a highly variable, well-adapted and persistent pathogen. Author(s): Reuse, H. de Heimesaat, M. M. Bereswill, S.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2010
  • ISBN
  • 9781845935948
  • Record Number
  • 20103227938