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International Journal of Microbiology
Volume 2016, Article ID 8540904, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8540904
Research Article

Audit of Helicobacter pylori Testing in Microbiology Laboratories in England: To Inform Compliance with NICE Guidance and the Feasibility of Routine Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance

1Primary Care Unit, Public Health England, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
2Histology Department, Cheltenham General Hospital, Sandford Rd., Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL53 7AN, UK
32gether NHS Foundation Trust, Rikenel, Montpellier, Gloucester GL1 1LY, UK
4Bacteriology Reference Department, National Infection Service, Public Health England, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, UK

Received 8 September 2016; Accepted 26 September 2016

Academic Editor: Todd R. Callaway

Copyright © 2016 Rosalie Allison et al. 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.

Supplementary Material

Supplementary 1. Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and dyspepsia in adults: investigation and management NICE Guidelines (CG184) (2014). The guidance documents recommended Helicobacter pylori testing and eradication methods.Supplementary 2. Questionnaire sent to laboratories requesting information on which tests are routinely performed to diagnose H. pylori and their current practice on testing for antibiotic susceptibility.

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