Table 6.

Seropositivity rate of serologic factors significantly associated with gastric premalignant lesions in Costa Rican dyspeptic patients

FactorsSeropositivity rate, pos/total (%)
L-PG*109/223 (48.9)
VL-PG61/223 (27.4)
CagA-ab148/223 (66.4)
IL+3954T113/207 (54.6)
IL*2/233/207 (15.9)
  • * With cutoff levels PG I ≤70 μg/L + PG I/II ≤3.

  • With cutoff levels PG I ≤30 μg/L + PG I/II ≤2.

  • Cytokine polymorphisms were successfully measured in 207 cases.