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Table 1 Total distribution of Helicobacter pylori in the tested bottled mineral water samples

From: Helicobacter pylori in bottled mineral water: genotyping and antimicrobial resistance properties

Type of bottled mineral water No. samples collected No. Helicobacter pylori isolates (%) No. isolates confirmed using 16SrRNA based-PCR (%)
Brands A 120 1 (0.83)a 1 (0.83)a
B 110 1 (0.90)a 1 (0.90)a
C 110 4 (3.63)b 4 (3.63)b
D 110 2 (1.81)a 2 (1.81)a
Total 450 8 (1.77) 8 (1.77)
Seasons Spring 112 1 (0.89)a 1 (0.89)a
Summer 110 6 (4.54)b 6 (4.54)b
Autumn 113 1 (0.88)a 1 (0.88)a
Winter 115 - -
Total 450 8 (1.77) 8 (1.77)
  1. a, bDissimilar letters in each column shows significant differences about P <0.05