Table 3

Characterization of 208 H. pylori strains according to status of hpyIII locus and MboIR susceptibility

TypeMboI phenotypeaPCR product amplifiedNo. of strains
hpyIIIMbhpyIIIRchrgAd
Type IRResistant++137
Type ISSensitive++1
Type IIRResistant++60
Type IISSensitive++10
  • a According to susceptibility to MboI digestion.

  • b PCR using primers hpMf and hpMr.

  • c PCR using primers hpRf and hpRr.

  • d PCR using primers hrgAf and hrgAr.