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Table 2 Relationship between vacA/cagA genotype and endoscopic diagnoses

From: Helicobacter pylori cagA and vacA genes in dyspeptic Ghanaian patients

Genotype Erosive gastritis DU GCA NUD
n (%) (p) n (%) (p) n (%) (p) n (%) (p)
VacAs1+ 42 (75.0) 0.241 33 (64.7) 0.401 11 (68.8) 0.968 34 (69.4) 0.827
vacAm1+ 25 (44.6) 0.998 24 (47.1) 0.675 6 (37.5) 0.544 21 (42.0) 0.648
vacAm2+ 14 (25.0) 0.503 12 (23.5) 0.751 1 (6.2) 0.109 11 (22.0) 0.998
vacAs1m1+ 19 (33.9) 0.907 20 (39.2) 0.280 5 (31.2) 0.852 13 (26.0) 0.184
vacAs1m2+ 9 (16.1) 0.929 10 (19.6) 0.355 1 (6.2) 0.272 7 (14.0) 0.686
cagA13+ 29 (51.8) 0.532 34 (66.7) 0.002 7 (43.8) 0.693 15 (30.0) 0.001
cagA24+ 46 (82.1) 0.007 39 (76.5) 0.140 9 (56.2) 0.264 25 (50.0) 0.002
  1. Italic values indicate significance of p value (p < 0.05)
  2. cagA13-(hydrophilic region) [6, 7]
  3. cagA24-(region of internal duplication) [6, 7]