Table 2

Histopathological features observed in Helicobacter pylori and Helicobacter heilmannii chronic gastritis

FeatureH pyloriH heilmannii
Chronic inflammmation+ ±+ ±
Active inflammation+ + +± (patchy)
Epithelial mucus depletion+ +
Lymphoid aggregates+ ±+ ±
Lymphocyte exudation into gastric foveolae+ +
Foveolar abscesses+ +