Does H pylori influence gut damage in infected people...

Do different H pylori strains – CagA, VacA and BabA – influence degree of gut damage in infected people? Most people don’t realize that there are many different strains of H pylori and that these strains affect people in different ways. Certain H pylori strains such as Cag-A are more strongly associated with the development of serious diseases. In fact, it is believed that the Cag-A strains may lead to cancer and heart disease, as I explain in my book H pylori – From Heartburn to Heart Attacks. A Costa Rican study examined the extent to which different H...