Table 1

Demographic data of patients (n = 21) and results of quantitative cPCR

PatientAge (years)SexDiagnosisH pylori status in stomach*H pylori cell No/mg dental plaque
*Result of the 13C-urea breath test; †gastritis; ‡duodenal ulcer; §normal; ¶not done.
123FG†, DU‡+171
232FG+11
348FG, Crohn's disease+25
455MG+53
560FG, hiatus hernia+1
670MG+25
742MG, DU+3
858FG, hiatus hernia+30
970FG+3
1033MG+213
1126MOesophagitis6
1249MOesophagitis76
1364M16
1457FN10
1538MHiatus hernia7
1612M16
1711F\4
1810F\10
1913F\15
2010F\94
2110M\12