Andreas Rydning

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OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between aquaporin (AQP) water channel expression and the pathological features of early untreated inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in humans. METHODS Patients suspected to have IBD on the basis of predefined symptoms, including abdominal pain, diarrhea, and/or blood in stool for more(More)
BACKGROUND The presence of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) has previously been inferred in the genesis of Crohn's disease (CD), and a higher incidence of MAP PCR positivity has been demonstrated in the gut and peripheral blood of CD patients than in healthy individuals. The objective of this prospective study was to assess the(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to define the composition of the gut bacterial flora in Norwegian patients with early stage Crohn's disease (CD). METHODS By using a nonselective metagenomics approach, the general bacterial composition in mucosal biopsies from the ileum and the colon of five subjects, four patients with different phenotypes of CD, and(More)
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