Table 1

Characteristics of the 208 H. pylori strains studied

OriginClinical diagnosisacagA statusNo. of strains
Japan (n = 85)DU+20
GU+25
GCA+21
NUD+19
Korea (n = 19)DU+6
GU+6
GCA+7
China (n = 28)DU+13
GCA+15
Thailand (n = 5)NA+5
India (n = 6)DU+1
NUD+5
United States (n = 50)DU+7
3
GU+6
1
NUD+15
17
NA+1
Colombia (n = 3)GU+2
1
Europe (n = 12)DU+4
1
GU+1
NUD+6
  • a Clinical diagnosis of the patients from whom the H. pylori strain was isolated. DU, duodenal ulcer; GU, gastric ulcer; GCA, gastric cancer; NUD, nonulcer dyspepsia; NA, not assessed.