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Medicine » Gastroenterology » "Peptic Ulcer Disease", book edited by Jianyuan Chai, ISBN 978-953-307-976-9, Published: November 4, 2011 under CC BY 3.0 license. © The Author(s).

Chapter 12

Helicobacter pylori Suppresses Serum Immunoglobulin Levels in Smokers with Peptic Ulcer: Probable Interaction Between Smoking and H. pylori Infection in the Induction of Th1 Predominant Immune Response and Peptic Ulceration

By Yoshihiro Matsukawa and Kimitoshi Kato
DOI: 10.5772/21507