Table 1.

Similarity analysis of the PCR products of type AcagA genes

DiseaseMean % identity (range) (n = 8)
NucleotidesAmino acids
Chronic gastritis97.8 (96.2–98.9)96.4 (92.1–99.5)
Gastric ulcer97.1 (95.8–98.3)95.2 (92.1–98.1)
Duodenal ulcer98.0 (97.2–98.8)97.1 (93.5–98.6)
Gastric cancer96.5 (95.1–97.2)94.1 (92.2–97.7)