Helicobacter Pylori Infection among Patient Attending AL-Kuwait Hospital During the War in Sana’a City, Yemen

Authors : Ashwaq Ali Hezam Al-Arossi

Volume/Issue : Volume 7 - 2022, Issue 3 - March

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DOI : https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6458399

Helicobacter infection is a disease caused by Helicobacter pylori with different risk factors that differ around the world according to socioeconomic status, poor hygiene, geographic variations and stress. So this study was occupied to determine the incidence of Helicobacter pylori infection between patients who attended ALKuwait hospital during the war in Sana’a city with the risk factor. Totally 150 specimens suffered with pain of the stomach was collected from patients who attended AL- Kuwait hospital from February 2019 to March 2020. The questionnaire was done to know some information like age, sex, and some risk factors like smoking, taking of the drug for long periods and stress. All specimens were examined by The H. pylori Antigen Rapid Test (Cassette). Of 150 samples investigated, there were 100 /150 (67%) Helicobacter pylori, which were among male 10 (33.3%) and female 90 (75%). Helicobacter pylori infection had the highest prevalence within range age (25- 35) years. In additional, Helicobacter pylori infection had the highest prevalence among smoking male (33.3%). Most of patient who is positive H. pylori no taking drug for chronic diseases. The results appear strong association between Helicobacter pylori infection and stress P (0.000) due to the war which made all people nervous and depresses.

Keywords : Helicobacter pylori infection, Antigen of stool, AL- Kuwait Hospital, Sana’a City


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