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Associations between H. pylori, asthma, related diseases in children differed across ethnic groups

November 21, 2014

Helicobacter pylori positivity was associated with physician-diagnosed asthma in children up to age 6 years, but had an inverse association with ever wheezing and eczema in children of non-Western ethnicity, according to data presented at UEG Week.

“In young children, the association between H. pylori and asthma or related disease may differ across ethnic groups,” Wouter J. den Hollander, MD, from the department of gastroenterology and the Generation R Study Group at Erasmus Medical Center in the Netherlands, told Healio.com/Gastroenterology. “Why these trends appear opposite is not clear so far, but may be due to differences in the gut microbiome composition.”

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