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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 418010, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/418010
Research Article

Variability in Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori Strains Resistant to Clarithromycin and Levofloxacin in Southern Poland

1Department of Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Medyczna 9, 30-688 Krakow, Poland
2Outpatient Clinic of Gastroenterology Falck Medycyna 30-036, Krakow, Poland
3Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Śniadeckich 5, 31-531 Krakow, Poland

Received 1 February 2012; Revised 15 March 2012; Accepted 29 March 2012

Academic Editor: Ping-I Hsu

Copyright © 2012 Elżbieta Karczewska et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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