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Research Article

Clonality Analysis of Helicobacter pylori in Patients Isolated from Several Biopsy Specimens and Gastric Juice in a Japanese Urban Population by Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA Fingerprinting

Table 2

Characteristics of patients from whom plural isolates, which were thought to be originated from the same clone, were obtained from specimens obtained with long intervals.

Patient Age (years)GenderDiseaseStrains (source and time of isolation)

98MCG(1)* gastric juice (2005. 10)
13(2) antrum (2010. 6)
1046FCG(1) gastric juice (2003. 5)
54(2) gastric juice (2012. 7)
55(3) antrum (2012. 11)
1117MCG(1) gastric juice (2003. 8)
26(2) antrum (2012. 11)

M: male, F: female, and CG: chronic gastritis.
Patients 10 and 11 are parent and child. These strains are considered to be originated from the same clone.
RAPD fingerprinting patterns of these strains are shown in Figure 1. The numbers correspond to lane numbers of each patient.

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