KEYWORDS: Caries, CLO test
, Gastritis, Helicobacter pylori, Pedodontics, Saliva.
Table-1: Association of CLO test
results with demography and other parameters.
The CLO test
was prepared in the Physiology Department of the Medical University of Bialystok according to the method described by Marshall et al.
Investigation of Helicobacter pylori colonization in adenotonsillectomy specimens by means of the CLO test
. Laryngoscope 2001; 111 (12):2183-6.
These patients had been evaluated previously for H pylori infection status using 3 tests: serum anti-H pylori immunoglobulin G (IgG) levels, tissue CLO test
, and Giemsa staining of histologic slides.
A study comparing commercially available rapid urease tests, the CLO test
(Delta West Bentley, WA, Australia), ProntoDry (Medical Instrument Corp., Solothurn, Switzerland) and HpONE (GI Supply, Camp Hill, Pa, USA) showed a sensitivity of 86.2%, 93% and 93% respectively.
Under the CLO Test
, the Web site operator's Web site could be viewed as constituting a CLO as defined in the CLO Statement, i.e., a computer system used by a consumer to facilitate choice among alternative lenders and/or loan products offered in connection with a particular RESPA-covered real estate transaction.
pylori from 535 patients with a positive CLO test
was performed in 1997 (19).
Infection status was determined in all patients by using three tests: (a) rapid urease tests (CLO test
or PyloriTek[R] test); (b) antral histology with hematoxylin and eosin stain; silver stain was used at the pathologist's discretion; and (c) [[sup.13]C]UBT.
A rapid urease test (CLO test
) was used to test the specimen obtained as an indirect method of detecting the presence of H pylori.
The sensitivity and specificity of CLO test
in relation to the histological examination, culture, and stool test were 84.3% and 88.4%, 87.5% and 83.5%, and 75.4% and 87.5 %, respectively .
. The tonsillar swab samples were finely dissolved in 1 ml of normal saline, and the solutions were placed in CLO test