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Table 2 Effect of the duration of treatment on H. pylori eradication of each regimen

From: Levofloxacin versus clarithromycin for Helicobacter pylori eradication: are 14 day regimens better than 10 day regimens?

Duration of Therapy Outcome Levofloxacin– based regimen
(n = 145)
Clarithromycin– based regimen
(n = 100)
P value
10 days Success 32 (62.7) 7 (41.2) 0.12
Failure 19 (37.3) 10 (48.8)
14 days Success 76 (80.9) 55 (66.3) 0.03
Failure 18 (19.1) 28 (33.7)
  1. Data are presented as n (%)
  2. Overall difference between all regimens was significant (P = 0.02)