Unacceptable Antibiotic Resistance Rates for Helicobacter pylori in Turkey: Something Must Change


GÖKÇEKUYU B. M. , YILMAZ Ö., SOYTÜRK M., ELLİDOKUZ H., AKPINAR H., ŞİMŞEK İ.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.32, no.3, pp.269-275, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjg.2021.20210
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.269-275

Abstract

Background: It is known that clarithromycin resistance has increased over the years (success rate 60%). The aim of the study was to investigate the importance of regional antimicrobial resistance rates for full accuracy of both diagnosis and treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection.