Prevalence and risk factors of Helicobacter pylori infection among Pregnant Women in Northwest Ethiopia


  • Adane Derso
  • Aberham Abere
  • Yalewayker Tegne
  • Gezahegn Bewket
  • Amare Kiflie


Background: Helicobacter pylori is a gram-negative bacterium that causes chronic gastrointestinal disease and other related disorders in pregnancy. Globally, the disease is prevalent and the burden of infection is paramount in people living with poor socioeconomic conditions. Hence, the present study sought to determine the prevalence and risk factors of H. pylori infection among pregnant women in Northwest Ethiopia.