Gram Negative Spiral
|A||Helicobacter pylori are characterized by curved gram-positive bacilli, multiple polar flagella, microaerophilic, and urease activity.|
|B||Clinical manifestations include Type A gastritis.|
|C||It is transmitted via fecal-oral route.|
|D||The most rapid test to detect H. pylori is the PCR.|
a. Helicobacter pylori are characterized by curved gram-negative bacilli, multiple polar flagella, microaerophilic, and urease activity.
b. Clinical manifestations include Type B gastritis, gastric ulcers, gastric adenocarcinoma, gastric MALT lymphomas conjunctivitis, or gastroenteritis.
c. It is transmitted via fecal-oral route.
d. The most rapid test to detect H. pylori is the urease test or urea breath test.
e. Antimicrobial treatment include a proton pump inhibitor (such as omeprazole), antibiotics, and bismuth.