Table 1

Patient characteristics and distribution of CagA EPIYA genotypes according to H. pylori-associated diseases

Gastritis 136 (%)

Gastric cancer 188 (%)

Duodenal ulcer 112 (%)


Mean Age (SD)

52.5 (16.9)

62.3 (13.9)

43.5 (15.1)

Male sex

48 (35.3)

114 (60.6)

53 (47.3)

EPIYA-AB

3 (2.2)

3 (1.6)

4 (3.6)

EPIYA-ABC

108 (79.4)

107 (56.9)

93 (83.0)

EPIYA-ABCC

21 (15.4)

65 (34.6)

15 (13.4)

EPIYA-ABCCC

4 (3.0)

13 (6.9)

0 (0.0)


SD, Standard Deviation

Batista et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:61   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-61

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