Funding for this research was provided by:
Tabriz University of Medical Sciences (RCPN-93006)
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Received: 7 September 2018
Revised: 29 January 2019
Accepted: 30 January 2019
First Online: 27 February 2019
Compliance with ethical standards
: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
: The ethical approval for the use of patients’ samples was obtained from the Ethical Committee of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences. All the gastric patients admitted to Imam Reza Hospital (Tabriz, Iran), whose fresh and positive urease biopsy samples were used in this current study, were informed on the use of the samples for the study with written consents.