Ashwini P, Sumana Mn, Shilpa U, Mamatha P, Manasa P, Dhananjaya Bl, Farhan Zameer, Nagendra Prasad Mn


Helicobacter pylori (HP) emergences in gastro intestinal tracts of human beings are one of the major health concerns in recent times. The infection in the later stages can lead to peptic ulcers and gastric cancers. HP is second commonly encountered pathogen in humans next only to Streptococcus. The virulence of the pathogen is further strengthened by its capability in forming biofilms. There are various therapies to treat this infection which are classified as first line, second line and third line, but are not free from the serious antibiotic resistances which normally are encountered in treating bacterial diseases. Vowing to above reason, it is necessary to search for alternative management strategies with lesser side effects and complications like plant based drugs and designer nutraceutical products which includes herbal extracts, probiotics, phytomedicines, antioxidants, essential oils, flavonoids so-on. In the present study, we have reviewed on the thorough understanding on biology, complications and management of H. Pylori and its infections.



Peptic ulcers, H. Pylori, Biofilms, Cag A, Vac A, Phytomedicines

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Ashwini P
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Sumana Mn
JSS Medical College and Hospital, JSS University, JSS Technical Institution Campus, Manasagangothri, Mysore 570006, Karnataka, India

Shilpa U
JSS University

Mamatha P
JSS University

Manasa P
JSS University

Dhananjaya Bl
JSS University

Farhan Zameer
JSS University

Nagendra Prasad Mn
JSS University

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