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Layman Help: Epstein-Barr and Unknown sickness

Renee Howell howell at helix.nih.gov
Fri May 13 11:01:50 EST 1994

In Article <CpDA0t.D2p at zoo.toronto.edu>, mes at zoo.toronto.edu (Mark Siddall)
>This halobacter and ulcer thing is in vogue.
>From a parasitological perspective... does she eat sushi or sashimi?
>From a immunological perspective, is she prone to allergies?  Could be
>  dietary.
>Mark Siddall             The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance,
>Department of Zoology       - it is the _illusion_ of knowledge.
>University of Toronto                             D. J. Boorstein
>mes at zoo.toronto.edu

Just wanted to say that the identification of Heliobacter pylori as a cause
of gastric ulcers is grounded in convincing scientific data.  Your physician
should rule this out, if he/she is unfamiliar with this organism, CHANGE
YOUR PHYSICIAN.  An infection caused by this bug is easily treated with

Renee Howell, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

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