H. heilmannii
Abbreviation for Helicobacter heilmannii, a bacteria that infects most cats, dogs and pigs and, in them, causes stomach inflammation (gastritis). H. heilmannii is not usually transmitted from animals to people. But people who have been infected by H. heilmannii are known to have developed gastric ulcers. Antibiotics can cure H. heilmannii infections.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Helicobacter heilmannii — A bacteria that infects most cats, dogs and pigs and, in them, causes stomach inflammation (gastritis). H. heilmannii is not usually transmitted from animals to people. But people who have been infected by H. heilmannii are known to have… …   Medical dictionary

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