An update on the use of helminths to treat Crohn’s and other autoimmunune diseases

  title={An update on the use of helminths to treat Crohn’s and other autoimmunune diseases},
  author={A. Reddy and B. Fried},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  • A. Reddy, B. Fried
  • Published 2008
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Parasitology Research
  • This review updates our previous one (Reddy and Fried, Parasitol Research 100: 921–927, 2007) on Crohn’s disease and helminths. The review considers the most recent literature on Trichuris suis therapy and Crohn’s and the significant literature on the use of Necator americanus larvae to treat Crohn’s and other autoimmune disorders. The pros and cons of helminth therapy as related to autoimmune disorders are discussed in the review. We also discuss the relationship of the bacterium Campylobacter… CONTINUE READING
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