Atlas of Gastroenterological Endoscopy
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Rare forms of gastritis - helicobacter heilmanii (HH)
Helicobacter Heilmanii
The cause of B - gastritis in most cases is helicobacter pylori. In rare cases heliobacter heilmanii is detected histologically as causative. This pathogen has also got a longish, helical structure. Heliobacter heilmanii is known to affect cats and dogs, the relevance of this pathogen in man is not well documented.