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Table 1 H. pylori presence in gastric specimens by PCR and culture methods

From: Phenotypic and genotypic correlation as expressed in Helicobacter pylori resistance to clarithromycin and fluoroquinolones

  CUTest positive CUTest negative
Total Children Adults Total Children Adults
No. of samples 70 34 36 15 8 7
Age (mean ± SD) 23.76 ± 15.8 10.8 ± 4 36 ± 13.1 21.96 ± 11 10.98 ± 4 34.5 ± 14
Male/female 25/45 3/15 22/30 8/7 3/4 4/4
PCR+ culture+ 53 28 25 0 0 0
PCR+ culture 13 5 8 2 1 1
PCR culture+ 1 1 0 0 0 0
PCR culture 3 0 3 13 1 1