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Document ID (ISN)66034
CIS number 96-365
ISSN - Serial title 0140-6736 - Lancet
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Matysiak-Budnik T., Briet F., Heyman M., Mégraud F.
Title Laboratory-acquired Helicobacter pylori infection
Bibliographic information 2 Dec. 1995, Vol.346, No.8988, p.1489-1490. 4 ref.
Abstract This brief communication describes a case of accidental ingestion of Helicobacter pylori in the laboratory. Symptoms included severe epigastric cramp, nausea and epigastric fullness, followed by heartburn, nausea and upper abdominal pain. The patient was successfully treated; immunological response developed three months after treatment, and was weak. The case provides some insight into the clinical course of H pylori infection.
Descriptors (primary) laboratory work; infectious diseases; microorganisms
Descriptors (secondary) case study; ingestion; symptoms
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases