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Curved, straight or bean-shaped: bacilli come in many variants and are widely spread.

Helicobacter pylori

Helicobacter pylori is a microaerophilic, Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium of the Helicobacteraceae family. The symptoms include gastritis or gastric ulcers. In rare cases, Helicobacter pylori causes gastric adenocarcinomas (malignant tumours of a gland).

The main transmission path is direct or indirect contact with contaminated persons or objects.

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