Table 2: Results of detection of H. pylori by each test.

TestPositiveNegative

Culture75 (30.4%)171 (69.6%)
Histology (antrum)86 (35.0%)160 (65.0%)
Histology (corpus)68 (27.6%)178 (73.4%)
Histology (antrum and corpus)89 (36.2%)157 (63.8%)
CLO test (antrum)53 (21.5%)193 (78.5%)
CLO test (corpus)57 (23.2%)189 (76.8%)
CLO test (antrum and corpus)71 (28.9%)175 (71.1%)