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

      Alimohammadi, H.; Fouladi, N.; Salehzadeh, F.; Alipour, S.A.; Javadi, M.S. (‎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 ...