What are the racial predilections of Helicobacter pylori (H pylori)?

Updated: Jul 21, 2021
  • Author: Luigi Santacroce, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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The frequency of H pylori infection may be linked to race and low socioeconomic status. White persons account for 29% of cases, and Hispanic persons account for 60% of cases.


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