Specific bacterial species may initiate, maintain Crohn’s

From the study:

Patients newly diagnosed with pediatric Crohn’s disease had significantly different levels of certain types of bacteria in their intestinal tracts than age-matched controls, according to a paper in the October Journal of Clinical Microbiology. The work may ultimately lead to treatment involving manipulation of the intestinal bacteria.

Here’s the link to an easy to read version. And here’s your link to the actual study report.

Thanks to Ryan Jordan on Facebook. You should get Ryan’s posts on your feed as he’s really on top of research and news on Crohn’s.

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