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More than __ of the world's population are infected with H. pylori in their upper gastrointestinal tract.
H. pylori was originally discovered by two Australian doctors in what year?
What was the original name given to H. pylori?
The prefix ____ refers to the bacterium's spiral shape.
The survival of H. pylori in the acidic stomach is dependent on what enzyme?
This component of red wine and cranberry juice can change the morphology of H. pylori, making the bacteria difficult to detect using a special stain.
This special stain has enough specificity for H. pylori, but not enough sensitivity which is why IHC is recommended for everyday diagnostics.
Over __ of individuals infected with the bacterium are asymptomatic.
H. pylori is the etiological agent for what type of lymphoma?
By producing large amounts of the enzyme Urease, Helicobacter species can raise the pH of the stomach from __ to a more biocompatible range of 6-7.

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