First case of Helicobacter pyloriinfection resistant to seven antibiotics in Iran

Amin Talebi Bezmin Abadi, Ashraf Mohabbati Mobarez
2014 Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical  
Treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection with common antibiotics is typically recommended for several digestive conditions, including peptic ulcers. However, reports of resistant H. pylori isolates are increasing, and unfortunately, these do not respond to currently available therapeutic regimens. We report the case of a 31-year-old woman with two peptic ulcers in the duodenal antrum. An H. pylori strain was isolated, and tested for antibiotic resistance using agar dilution and disk
more » ... and disk diffusion. The isolated strain was found to be resistant to all seven antibiotics that were tested. Therefore, constant monitoring for antibiotic resistance should be performed prior to initiating antibiotic therapy.
doi:10.1590/0037-8682-0267-2013 pmid:25467273 fatcat:d4kb3sjmnvh5logcxxxlyoprea