Table 2.

Histopathologic analysis and H. felisevaluation in gastric mucosa of conventional BALB/c mice infected withH. felis and treated with LB-SCS or amoxicillin plus omeprazole

TreatmentDays postinfectionNo. of mice per group presenting gastritis and/or inflammationH. felisevaluationa
Control295/72.5 ± 0.4
704/61.7 ± 0.4
LB-SCS290/61.5 ± 0.2
700/61.5 ± 0.4
Amoxicillin + omeprazole290/60
700/61.2 ± 0.3
  • a Mean grades of H. feliscolonizing stomach ± standard errors of the means. H. felis cells were graded on a scale of 0 to 4 as follows: 0, absence of cells; 1, cells isolated and randomly distributed; 2, reduced number of cells; 3, large number of cells; 4, high number of cells.