Frequency of helicobacter pylori stool antigen in individuals with dyspeptic symptom

  • Khalid Ahmed Tareen Liaquat National Hospital Karachi.
  • Riaz Hussain Awan LUMHS Jamshoro.
  • Seema Nayab LUMHS Jamshoro.
  • Khadim Hussain Awan Sheikh Zayed Hospital Lahore.
  • Faqir Muhammad Awan Shaikh Zaid Hospital Lahore.
Keywords: Stool Antigen, Helicobacter Pylori and Dyspepsia

Abstract

Objectives: To evaluate the frequency of H. pylori stool antigen in individuals with dyspepsia. Study Design: Cross sectional study. Setting: Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi. Period: July-2017 to 31st December-2017). Patients and Methods: The individuals with dyspeptic symptoms for ≥3 months durations were included and explored for H. Pylori infection by H. Pylori stool antigen while the result were analyzed and frequencies and percentages were calculated. Results: The mean ± SD for overall population was 36.29±8.57 years while the frequency of H. pylori was recorded as 38.57% (54/140) patients respectively. Conclusion: H. pylori infection usually observed in dyspeptic individuals and should be screened for eradication therapy.

Author Biographies

Khalid Ahmed Tareen, Liaquat National Hospital Karachi.

MBBS

Resident

Department of Gastroenterology

Riaz Hussain Awan, LUMHS Jamshoro.

FCPS

Assistant Professor

Department of Gastroenterology

 

Seema Nayab, LUMHS Jamshoro.

FCPS

Assistant Professor

Department of Radiology

 

Khadim Hussain Awan, Sheikh Zayed Hospital Lahore.

MBBS

Resident

Department of Urology

 

Faqir Muhammad Awan, Shaikh Zaid Hospital Lahore.

MBBS

Resident

Deaprtment of Cardiology

 

Published
2019-06-10