Table 2: Drug resistance of H. pylori isolates ().

No. of resistant antibioticsTypes of drug resistanceNo. of strains (%)

1CLR3 (9.7%)
MT3 (9.7%)
LVX3 (9.7%)

2AMX + CLM2 (6.5%)
AMX + LVX1 (3.2%)
CLM + MET10 (32.3%)

3CLM + MET + LVX4 (12.9%)
AMX + MET + LVX2 (6.5%)
AMX + CLM + LVX1 (3.2%)

4CLM + MET + TET + LVX1 (3.2%)
AMX + CLM + MET + LVX1 (3.2%)

Total31

AMX, amoxicillin; CLM, clarithromycin; MET, metronidazole; TET, tetracycline; LVX, levofloxacin.