Class Notes

Helicobacter pylori

Dr. S. Thompson
Mechanisms of Disease, Lecture 15
March 2nd, 2006

  1. Helicobacter pylori
  2. Introduction to H. pylori
  3. H. pylori Infection
  4. The Niche of H. pylori

Introduction to H. pylori

Association of H. pylori with Disease

H. pylori Infection

Stomach Anatomy

The Niche of H. pylori

H. pylori Characteristics

Virulence Factors

VacA Vacuolating Toxin

Adherence Factors

Acid Resistance

H. pylori Diagnosis

Equilibrium Between H. pylori and Host

The African Enigma

H. pylori Population Biology

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