Detection of Helicobacter pylori and determination of clarithromycin susceptibility using formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded gastric biopsy specimens by fluorescence In situ hybridization

Yilmaz O., Demiray E., Tumer S., Altungoz O., Yorukoglu K., Soyturk M., ...More

HELICOBACTER, vol.12, no.2, pp.136-141, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1523-5378.2007.00483.x
  • Journal Name: HELICOBACTER
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.136-141
  • Keywords: Helicobacter pylori, fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), clarithromycin resistance, 23S RIBOSOMAL-RNA, REAL-TIME PCR, MACROLIDE RESISTANCE, MUTATIONS, INFECTION, ANTIBIOTICS, TISSUE, ASSAY, GENE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Clarithromycin resistance and poor compliance to therapy are often responsible for Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy failure.