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Advances in Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Public Health

Helicobacter pylori in Human Diseases

Advances in Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Public Health Volume 11

Editors: Kamiya, Shigeru, Backert, Steffen (Eds.)

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  • Reviews the virulence factors and pathogenic mechanisms of H. pylori
  • Assesses microbial epidemiology and gastric pathogenesis following H. pylori infections
  • Offers a wealth of valuable insights for microbiologists and medical scientists alike
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This book gathers a wealth of contributions on the virulence factors and pathogenic mechanism of Helicobacter pylori, prepared by leading international experts. In addition, it explores the epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment with drugs and probiotics, and prophylaxis by vaccination, reflecting the latest advances. 

H. pylori is a Gram negative microaerophilic bacterium that can produce various gastric diseases including gastritis, gastroduodenal ulceration, gastric cancer and gastric MALT lymphoma. Although efforts to combat H. pylori using a combination of proton pump inhibitor and several antimicrobial drugs have significantly decreased the burden of these gastric diseases, the microbial epidemiology and gastric pathogenesis following H. pylori infection are still not fully understood.

Given its scope, the book offers a valuable resource not only for basic microbiologists, but also for researchers in the fields of pathology, biochemistry and genomics, as well as medical students/scientists. 


About the authors

Shigeru Kamiya (Kyorin University, Japan)

Steffen Backert (Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen, Germany)



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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Helicobacter pylori in Human Diseases
Book Subtitle
Advances in Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Public Health Volume 11
Editors
  • Shigeru Kamiya
  • Steffen Backert
Series Title
Advances in Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Public Health
Series Volume
1149
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-21916-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-21916-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-21915-4
Series ISSN
2365-2675
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 284
Number of Illustrations
40 b/w illustrations, 20 illustrations in colour
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