TITLE

COMMENTARY: Bovine lactoferrin added to triple therapy increased Helicobacter pylori eradication rate

AUTHOR(S)
Chan, Francis K. L.; Wong, Vincent W. S.
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 145 Issue 2, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on studies examining the high rate of eradication of Helicobacter pylori, by adding Bovine lactoferrin to triple therapy. A major cause of peptic ulcers and stomach cancer is Helicobacter pylori infection. Ulcers can be effectively cured and prevented by it's eradication. Treatment failure has become more common now due to increased resistance to Helicobacter pylori drug. Lactoferrin's effectiveness is different on different populations, so it should be used carefully.
ACCESSION #
22493503

 

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