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Volume 12, Number 11—November 2006

Research

Gastroenteritis and Transmission of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Households1

Sharon Perry*Comments to Author , Maria de la Luz Sanchez*, Shufang Yang*, Thomas D. Haggerty*, Philip Hurst†, Guillermo Perez-Perez‡, and Julie Parsonnet*
Author affiliations: *Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA; †Santa Clara County Health and Hospital Systems, San Jose, California, USA; ‡New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA

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 Figure. Rates of new Helicobacter pylori infection overall, without exposure to an infected contact (none); to >1 infected contact without gastroenteritis (Without GE), or to >1 infected contact who had gastroenteritis (With GE). Bar annotations denote number of new infections and number at risk. Definite/probable/possible, see text for classification of new infections.

Figure.  Rates of new infection overall, without exposure to an infected contact (none); to 1 infected contact without gastroenteritis (Without GE), or to 1 infected contact who had gastroenteritis (With GE). Bar annotations denote number of new infections and number at risk. Definite/probable/possible, see text for classification of new infections.

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1Portions of this manuscript were presented in preliminary form at Digestive Disease Week 2005, May 15–19, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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