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Volume 2016, Article ID 4819423, 14 pages
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Diagnostic Methods of Helicobacter pylori Infection for Epidemiological Studies: Critical Importance of Indirect Test Validation

1Department of Environmental and Preventive Medicine, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Yufu 879-5593, Japan
2Gastroentero-Hepatology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Airlangga University, Faculty of Medicine, Surabaya 60131, Indonesia
3Institute of Tropical Disease, Airlangga University, Surabaya 60115, Indonesia
4Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine and Michael DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA

Received 2 October 2015; Accepted 16 December 2015

Academic Editor: Osamu Handa

Copyright © 2016 Muhammad Miftahussurur and Yoshio Yamaoka. 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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