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BACKGROUND Th1 and Th17 cells have been implicated in Crohn's disease (CD) pathophysiology and may play a role in disease persistence. Aim To determine Th1 and Th17 responses in intestine and peripheral blood of early (<32 weeks since initial symptoms) and late (>2 years) CD patients. METHODS Cytokine mRNA in intestinal biopsies was determined by RT-PCR.(More)
Loss of tolerance toward commensal bacteria has been invoked as a mechanism for Crohn's disease. IL-10 is a key anti-inflammatory cytokine that plays a role in induction and maintenance of tolerance. The aim of this study is to determine IL-10 production in response to bacterial components in Crohn's disease patients, who were classified according to their(More)
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