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Table 1 Comparison between culture results and direct PCR with Hp specific 16s primer

From: PCR-based genotyping of Helicobacter pylori of Gambian children and adults directly from biopsy specimens and bacterial cultures

Result Culture Direct by PCR
Positive 89 (52.6%) 164 (97.0%)
Negative 80 5
Total 169 169