Prevalence of Helicobacter Pylori Isolated from Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

1Daniah M. Hamid*, Rawaa AlChalabi, Fatimah A. Abdul Jabbar and Ahmed N. Aljanabi


One hundred seventy-two stool samples of suspected patients with irritable bowel syndrome were examined by H. pylori Ag Strip to detect the positive cases by using bioNexia Ag kit (USA). Sixty-one patients were infected with H. pylori, while one hundred and eleven of them were negative patients for H. pylori and had irritable bowel syndrome were taken as a control group. This study lasted from period 1st January 2017 to 1st may 2017 at Thatching hospital/ medicine city. The result showed that there non-significant difference between the positive age cases (35.68 ±37.04) and the negative control (P>0.05). While the results showed that a highly significant difference among age group < 10 years 4(5.7%) and the negative control group 13(11.7%), 10-30 years 24 (38.5) % compared with the control group 23(20.7%), 31-50 years 21(36.1%) compared with the control 52(46.8%) and 51- 70 years 12(19.7%) in comparison with control 23(20.7%), respectively (P<0.01). The results also showed that no significant difference between the male gender 30(48.4%) compared to the control group 45(40.1%) and between female gender 31(51.6%) in comparison with the control group 57(59.9%), (P>0.05). In regarding to the clinical symptoms of the situated groups, 61(100%) compared to the control group 46(42.4%). The current study indicated a highly significant difference between the patients with abdominal pain 36(59.0%) and the control group 42(38.3%) and between irritable bowel syndrome 61(100%) to the control group 46(42.4%), (P<0.01). While there was nonsignificant difference among between patients with diarrhea 17(30.3%) compared to the control group 28(25.7%), and between patients with Vomiting 36(59.0%) in comparison with control group 42 (38.3%), and between patients with Weight loss 11(18.0%) compared with the control 16(14.0%), (P>0.05).


Helicobacter Pylori, H. Pylori Ag, Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

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