Helicobacter pylori is a common chronic bacterial infection, affects at least 50% of the worldwide population, and is a cause of peptic ulcers, chronic gastritis, dyspepsia, gastric adenocarcinoma, and lymphoma.1Helicobacter pylori infection is more common in the developing world and is most commonly acquired during childhood.1
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