Table 1.

IgG serologic response against H. pylori HspA among 154 patients colonized with H. pylori

Clinical diagnosisNo. of patients examinedMean (SD) age (yr)No. of males:no. of females% Patients with anti-HspA IgG serum antibodiesa
No pathology3648.7 (16.6)18:1833.3
Duodenal ulcer6043.1 (12.5)42:1836.7
Gastric ulcer2965.0 (15.8)16:1337.9
Gastric carcinoma2962.8 (13.2)18:1131.0
 Total15452.3 (17.0)94:6035.1
  • a P = 0.97 (chi-square analysis).