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Dental and Medical Problems

2010, vol. 47, nr 4, October-December, p. 482–486

Publication type: review article

Language: Polish

Helicobacter pylori – charakterystyka i patogenność

Helicobacter pylori – Characteristics and Pathogenic Factors

Jakub Urban1,

1 Katedra i Zakład Chirurgii Stomatologicznej Śląskiego Uniwersytetu Medycznego


Zakażenie Helicobacter pylori jest jednym z najczęstszych zakażeń bakteryjnych u ludzi. Istnieją pewne sprzeczności dotyczące jej roli i zasiedlania przez nią jamy ustnej oraz transmisji na drodze żołądek–jama ustna. Na podstawie współczesnego piśmiennictwa przedstawiono aktualne poglądy na ten temat. Opisano rys historyczny, profil Helicobacter pylori, epidemiologię tej bakterii, aspekty środowiskowe, zwrócono także uwagę na zagadnienia dotychczas niewyjaśnione.


Helicobacter pylori infection is one of the most common bacterial infections in worldwide population. There are some discrepancies amongst the reaserchers about settling oral cavity and oral-gastric transmission. In this review based on modern literature the actual findings in this topic have been shown. History, Helicobacter pylori profile, epidemiology, enviromental aspects has been described and issues unexplained till now has been brought to daylight.

Słowa kluczowe

Helicobacter pylori, jama ustna, ureaza, płytka nazębna, ślina

Key words

Helicobacter pylori, oral cavity, urease, dental plaque, saliva

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