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Testing for Helicobacter pylori in the clinical setting
Academic Editor: JeanMarie Houghton
There are a variety of tests available to identify Helicobacter pylori infection. These tests can be divided into those that do not require and those that do require endoscopy. This review provides a detailed discussion of the available diagnostic tests for H. pylori infection. Special attention is paid to the role of diagnostic testing in the management of patients with H. pylori-related disease. The potential advantages and disadvantages of various tests and the role of testing to confirm eradication after treatment for H. pylori is also discussed.