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Table 1 Association between score of acute inflammatory with the oipA and cagA virulence factors in infected patients

From: Relationship between mucosal TNF-α expression and Th1, Th17, Th22 and Treg responses in Helicobacter pylori infection

Virulence factors Acute inflammatory score [n (%)] Total
[n (%)]
P valuesa
Negative Mild Moderate Severe
oipA-Positive 7 (31.8) 26 (46.4) 12 (75) 6 (75) 51 (50) 0.004
oipA-Negative 15 (68.2) 30 (53.6) 4 (25) 2 (25) 51 (50)
cagA-Positive 13 (59.1) 39 (69.6) 13 (81.3) 8 (100) 73 (71.6) 0.019
cagA-Negative 9 (40.9) 17 (30.4) 3 (18.7) 0 (0.0) 29 (28.4)
  1. aFisher’s exact test