Equine Ulcers: Don't Blame Human Bacteria

The bacterium Helicobacter pylori, a known disease-causing organism in human medicine, does not appear to be important in horses.

In humans, intensive research efforts have revealed that H. pylori can induce chronic gastritis, ulcers, adenocarcinomas, and lymphoma. Despite the fact that the glandular portion of the horse's stomach is frequently affected by erosio

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