Table 1

Comparative results of four H. pylori assays using different antigens

AntigenPrevalenceORa (95% CI)
ControlsCases
Dutch strains83 /119 (70%)80 /117 (68%)0.77 (0.41–1.44)
Venezuelan strains101 /115 (88%)91 /104 (88%)0.95 (0.42–2.2)
French strains111 /115 (97%)87 /104 (84%)0.18 (0.05–0.51)
Commercial kit160 /173 (92%)162 /172 (94%)1.25 (0.55–2.92)
  • a OR have been adjusted for age and sex.