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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 184806, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/184806
Research Article

Performance of Routine Helicobacter pylori Invasive Tests in Patients with Dyspepsia

1Liver Center, Department of Gastroenterology, Ren-Ai Branch, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei 106, Taiwan
2Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
3Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao-Kang Hospital, Kaohsiung 812, Taiwan
4Cancer Center, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
5Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan

Received 1 August 2013; Revised 31 October 2013; Accepted 24 November 2013

Academic Editor: Chao-Hung Kuo

Copyright © 2013 Hsi-Chang Lee 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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