Helicobacter Pylori role in Peptic Ulcer
Author(s): Aseel I Ibrahim*, Suhair Hassan Alkutbi, Eman S Nassir
Helicobacter pylori were commonly found in the stomach. Patient infected with these bacteria had no problems. Problems are developed in many patient like peptic or duodenal ulcer; because the peptic ulcers causes no symptoms or may causes discomfort or pain the upper part of the abdomen, abdominal flatness, vomiting, feel full when eating small meals, anorexia, dark stools, nausea. Bleeding ulcers may cause decreased in blood count. H. pylori can be diagnosis in blood specimen, breath test, stool, or biopsy for invasive test, and PCR, and ELISA technique for non-invasive test. Testing of H. pylori is recommend for diagnosed peptic (stomach or duodenal) ulcer, for ulcer heal and lowering the recurrent risk of ulcer, and lowering the bleeding. Several methods were used to diagnose H. pylori in the biopsy by using rapid urease test. The ideal temperature for growth was 37C?.