fundic mucosa

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fundic mucosa

The gastric mucosa of the proximal stomach, which is characterised by tubular (“straight”) acid-secreting glands, with scattered mucus cells in the upper gland and chief (zymogenic) cells in the lower gland with scattered endocrine (ECL) cells.
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pylori infection in ABG patients is generally made after histologic examination of antral and body mucosa specimens with Giemsa and Genta tissue stains, in addition to the routine hematoxylin and eosin, during the diagnostic work-up of ABG (20, 34).
Group I (a) (Negative/Negative) n 31 M/F, n 10/20 Median (range) age, years 62 (26-83) Mean (SE) body mucosa 2.8 (0.1) Sydney score/Atrophy Group II (Negative/Positive) n 80 M/F, n 33/47 Median (range) age, years 56.5 (22-78) Mean (SE) body mucosa 2.5 (0.1) Sydney score/Atrophy Group III (Positive/Positive) n 32 M/F, n 9/23 Median (range) age, years 51 (22-81) Mean (SE) body mucosa 1.8 (0.1) Sydney score/Atrophy (a) Negative/Negative, Giemsa stain and ELISA serology both negative; Negative/Positive, Giemsa stain negative and ELISA serology positive; Positive/Positive, Giemsa stain and ELISA serology both positive.