Table 1.

Representative results of autoagglutination of whole-cell samples and lectin typing after proteolytic treatment of H. pylori strains

Lectin or PBSTest result with indicated H. pylori strain
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WCaPKbWCPKWCPKWCPKWCPK
ECA++++++++
Lotus A+++++++
UEA I++++++++
WGA++++++++
PBSc ++++
  • a WC, H. pylori whole-cell samples.

  • b PK, Bacterial cells treated with PBS (pH 4; 20°C, 30 min) and proteinase K (0.1 mg/ml; 60°C, 1 h).

  • c Bacterial samples (40 μl) were mixed with PBS (10 μl) as negative controls.