Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association
Online ISSN : 2186-0211
Print ISSN : 0446-6454
ISSN-L : 0446-6454
Detection of Helicobacter pylori in Dogs and Cats Using a Fecal Helicobacter pylori Antigen Detecting Test Kit
Takashi OGAWAHiroshi AMANOYuuko KOIKEHiroyuki MISHIMA
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2005 Volume 58 Issue 11 Pages 747-750

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Test kit for detecting fecal Helicobacter pylori antigen was used to investigate the prevalence of H. pylori infection in dogs and cats. Of 30 dogs, only one dog and three human living together in the same house was positive for H. pylori. Of 30 cats, three young cats less than 6 months were positive. Infection of the owners of the cats was not confirmed.

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