Letter to the Editor

Test and Treat H. Pylori Eradication in Dyspepsia—“A Bridge too Far” in the Concensus?


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  1. Department of Gastroenterology, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland

    • Wojciech Marlicz
  2. Department of Biochemistry and Human Nutrition, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland

    • Karolina Skonieczna-Zydecka
    •  & Igor Łoniewski


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Competing interests

Guarantor of the article: Wojciech Marlicz MD, PhD, FACG.

Specific author contributions: W.M., K.S.Z., I.L. conceived the idea, analyzed the data, and drafted the manuscript. All authors have approved the final draft submitted.

Financial support: None.

Potential competing interests: None.

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Correspondence to Wojciech Marlicz.