• Childhood recurrent abdominal pain and Helicobacter pylori infection, Islamic Republic of Iran 

      Javadi, M.S.; Alipour, S.A.; Salehzadeh, F.; Fouladi, N.; Alimohammadi, H. (‏2016-12)‏
      We examined the role of Helicobacter pylori infection as a cause of recurrent abdominal pain [‏RAP]‏ among Iranian children in a population-based case-control study to determine the association between H. pylori infection and RAP among schoolchildren. A total of 1558 children aged 6-13 years were examined. Children with RAP confirmed by the Apley and Naish criteria were selected; 145 cases were selected for inclusion and were compared with 145 healthy children recruited from the same area. Both groups underwent stool antigen testing. The prevalence ...