Table 1

Number and percentage of positive babA2 Helicobacter pylori clinical isolates after polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification

BABA2F/BABA2R
Positive (%)Negative (%)
PCR used the primer pair BABA2F/BABA2R6 or the primer pair BABA2F/BABA2R607 (designed by us). In total, 167 isolates were studied.
BABA2F/BABA2R607
    Positive40 (24%)20 (12%)
    Negative0107 (64%)