Crohn’s disease sustained remission achieved by targeting mycobacteria, says Prof Borody

Prolonged remission from Crohn’s disease has been achieved for between three and 23 years using antibiotics targeting Mycobacteria and faecal microbiota transplant (FMT), according to Sydney clinicians. The sustained remission results are reported in a case series of 10 patients who received anti-Mycobacterium avium spp paratuberculosis (anti-MAP) antibiotic combination therapy and in some cases infliximab and FMT at Professor ...

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