Rapid Increase in the Prevalence of Metronidazole-Resistant Helicobacter pylori in the Netherlands
E.J. van der Wouden*, A.A. van Zwet†, J.C. Thijs*, G.D.C. Vosmaer‡, J.A.J. Oom§, A. de Jong†, and J.H. Kleibeuker¶
Author affiliations: *Bethesda Hospital, Hoogeveen, The Netherlands; †Regional Public Health Laboratory Groningen/Drenthe, Hoogeveen, The Netherlands; ‡Scheper Hospital, Emmen, The Netherlands; §Diaconessenhuis, Meppel, The Netherlands; and ¶University Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands
Figure 2. Distribution of metronidazole-resistant strains of H. pylori in 1993 and 1996 in Hospital C. All = total number, NUD = Nonulcer dyspepsia patients, PUD = peptic ulcer disease patients, nWE = non-Western Europeans.
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