Helicobacter pylori eradication lowers serum homocysteine level in patients without gastric atrophy


Ozer B., Serin E., Gumurdulu Y., Kayaselcuk F., Anarat R., Gur G., ...More

WORLD JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.11, no.18, pp.2764-2767, 2005 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 18
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i18.2764
  • Journal Name: WORLD JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2764-2767

Abstract

AIM: To determine whether Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) infection caused hyperhomocysteinemia by altering serum vitamin B(12), serum folate and erythrocyte folate levels and whether eradication of this organism decreased serum homocysteine level.