Table 3

 Percentage of gastrin and somatostatin positive cells of the total number of endocrine cells in Helicobacter pylori infected and non-infected subjects

StatusNo of subjects% G cells% D cells
AntrumCorpus
*Significant difference (p<0.01).
H pylori (+)5870.1%4.9%*3.1%
H pylori (−)
    Chronic gastritis1747.1%15%5.6%
    Normal (no gastritis)4752.0%17.5%8.3%