Research for infection protection
Rod-shaped bacteria (bacilli)

Helicobacter pylori
(bacterium)

 

 

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

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.


» Necessary spectrum of antimicrobial activity
Bactericidal