Table 3: Results of the detection of H. pylori by each test according to the “gold standard” definition.

TestResultH. pylori positive ( )H. pylori negative ( )

CulturePositive750
Negative7164
Histology (antrum)Positive788
Negative4156
Histology (corpus)Positive635
Negative19159
Histology (antrum and corpus)Positive788
Negative4156
CLO test (antrum)Positive530
Negative29164
CLO test (corpus)Positive570
Negative25164
CLO test (antrum and corpus)Positive710
Negative11164