Figure 3.

Comparing with the isolates from patients without IM/cancer, those from cancer or IM patients had significantly stronger p-CagA intensity, more gastric atrophy, severer acute or chronic inflammation, but had no difference in H. pylori density. (The black, grey & white bars indicate: strong, weak, & spare p-CagA; dense, moderate & loose H. pylori density; severe, moderate & mild inflammation; with & without atrophy.)

Chuang et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:121   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-121
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