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Table 3 Helicobacter spp. load in gastric glands and parietal cells evaluated by electron microscopy

From: Localization of Helicobacter spp. in the fundic mucosa of laboratory Beagle dogs: an ultrastructural study

  Intraluminal localization Intracellular localization
Dog No. Gastric gland portion No. of fundic glands Helicobacter -like organisms mean (SD) H. bizzozeronii -like organism mean (SD) H. felis -like organism mean (SD) No. of parietal cells Helicobacter -like organisms per cell mean (SD) H. bizzozeronii- like organisms per cell mean (SD) H. felis -like organisms per cell mean (SD)
1 Pit/isthmus/neck 15 3.33 (± 2.06) 1.80 (± 1.57) 1.53 (± 1.46) 5 2.40 (± 1.14) 2.20 (± 1.10) 0.20 (± 0.45)
  Base 11 3.27 (± 2.00) 3.09 (± 1.97) 0.18 (± 0.40)     
2 Pit/isthmus/neck 15 2.53 (± 1.06) 1.73 (± 1.22) 0.80 (± 1.21) 8 1.63 (± 0.74) 1.50 (± 0.76) 0.13 (± 0.35)
  Base 12 2.92 (± 1.65) 2.67 (± 1.67) 0.25 (± 0.45)     
3 Pit/isthmus/neck 20 4.75 (± 2.61) 4.70 (± 2.49) 0.05 (± 0.22) 4 2.75 (± 2.36) 2.75 (± 2.36) 0.00 (± 0.00)
  Base 10 3.40 (± 1.96) 3.40 (± 1.96) 0.00 (± 0.00)     
Total Pit/isthmus/neck 50 3.66 (± 2.26) 2.94 (± 2.38) 0.72 (± 1.20) 17 2.12 (± 1.36) 2.00 (± 1.37) 0.12 (± 0.33)
  Base 33 3.18 (± 1.79) 3.03 (± 1.83) 0.15 (± 0.36)