TABLE 4

H. pylori clearing rate in vivoa

GroupNo. of mice
TotalPositive by RUTPositive by BAMB stain
Control9
Model101010
Triple therapy100**6
PA
    5 mg/kg102*6
    2.5 mg/kg1068
    1.25 mg/kg1057
  • a Compared with the model, results are significant at a P of <0.01 (**) or a P of <0.05 (*). RUT, rapid urease test; BAMB, boracic acid methylene blue. Comparison was made by the chi-square test. —, none of the mice were infected in the control group. Positive results determined by RUT or BAMB staining indicate that the mice were infected with H. pylori.