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Sources Used in Current Review

Mayo Clinic. May 2013. Diseases and Conditions. Peptic Ulcer. Available online at http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/peptic-ulcer/basics/definition/con-20028643 through http://www.mayoclinic.org. Accessed October 13, 2014.

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC). Sept 2014. What I need to know about Peptic Ulcer Disease. Available online at http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/pepticulcers_ez/ through http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov. Accessed October 19, 2014.

MedlinePlus. Peptic Ulcer. July 2013. Available online at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000206.htm through http://www.nlm.nih.gov/. Accessed October 19, 2014.

American Gastroenterological Association. Understanding Peptic Ulcer Disease. 2014. Available online at http://www.gastro.org/patient-center/digestive-conditions/peptic-ulcer-disease through http://www.gastro.org. Accessed October 19, 2014.

Santacroce, L. and Bhutani, M. (Updated 2014 September 11). Helicobacter Pylori Infection. Medscape Drugs & Diseases [On-line information]. Available online at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/176938-overview through http://emedicine.medscape.com. Accessed October 2014.

Pagana, K., and Pagana T. Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference, 11th edition. 2012. Edinburgh: Mosby.

Source Used in Previous Reviews

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. H. pylori and Peptic Ulcer. Available online at http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/hpylori/ through http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov. Accessed August 2008.

American Academy of Family Physicians. Ulcers and H. pylori Infection. (Updated December 2006). Available online at http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/common/digestive/disorders/271.html through http://familydoctor.org. Accessed August 2008.

American Gastroenterological Association. Peptic Ulcer Disease, Ulcer Fact Sheet. Available online at http://www.gastro.org/wmspage.cfm?parm1=857 through http://www.gastro.org. Accessed August 2008.

Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods. 21st ed. McPherson R, Pincus M, eds. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier: 2007 pp279-280.

Abdul Nadir, MD. Chief, Gastroenterology. Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ.

MedlinePlus Medical Encylopedia. Peptic ulcer. Available online at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000206.htm#Signs%20and%20tests. Accessed June 2011.

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. H. pylori and Peptic Ulcers. Available online at http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/hpylori/ through http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov. Accessed June 2011.

MayoClinic.com. Peptic ulcer. Available online at http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/peptic-ulcer/DS00242 through http://www.mayoclinic.com. Accessed June 2011.

American Gastroenterological Association. Understanding Peptic Ulcer Disease. Available online at http://www.gastro.org/patient-center/digestive-conditions/peptic-ulcer-disease through http://www.gastro.org. Accessed June 2011.

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