- n. Plural form of pylorus.
“But H. pylori is implicated in bad things, too, like stomach cancer and ulcers.”
“Note that Helicobacter pylori is strongly suspected of being a stomach cancer-causing agent by way of ulcers, and in fact Barry J. Marshall, the Nobel Prize-winning microbiologist who discovered the link between H. pylori and stomach ulcers, appears in television and print advertisements in Japan selling LG21 yoghurt drink that claims to fight pylori bacteria.”
“By using technologies generally available (fibre endoscopy, silver staining of histological sections and culture techniques for microaerophilic bacteria), they made an irrefutable case that the bacterium Helicobacter pylori is causing disease.”
“Warren, the presence of Helicobacter pylori is always associated with an inflammation of the underlying gastric mucosa as evidenced by an infiltration of inflammatory cells.”
“Since such lymphomas may regress when Helicobacter pylori is eradicated by antibiotics, the bacterium plays an important role in perpetuating this tumour.”
“Based on these results, they proposed that Helicobacter pylori is involved in the aetiology of these diseases.”
“Helicobacter pylori is a spiral-shaped Gram-negative bacterium that colonizes the stomach in about 50% of all humans.”
“Helicobacter pylori is present only in humans and has adapted to the stomach environment.”
“It has been shown to be effective against Helicobacter pylori, which is thought to be the major cause of stomach ulcers.”
“The active ingredient in the yoghurt is a protein originally produced by chickens in response to the type of bacteria, helicobacter pylori, which is responsible for most stomach ulcers.”
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