Prevalence of Primary Antimicrobial Resistance of H-pylori in Turkey: A Systematic Review

Kocazeybek B., Tokman H. B.

HELICOBACTER, cilt.21, ss.251-260, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 21 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/hel.12272
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.251-260


BackgroundThe prevalence of clarithromycin resistance has increased to the 20% or more in different regions of the world. Clarithromycin resistance is known to be responsible for most of the treatment failures in Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection. The aim of this systematic review was to summarize the prevalence of primary antibiotic resistance (amoxicillin, clarithromycin, metronidazole, levofloxacin, tetracycline) of H. pylori strains in different geographical regions of Turkey.