Selective Th2 pattern of cytokine secretion in Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infected Crohn's disease.

@article{Ren2008SelectiveTP,
  title={Selective Th2 pattern of cytokine secretion in Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infected Crohn's disease.},
  author={Zhigang Ren and Jacqueline Turton and Tom Borody and Gerald Pang and Robert Clancy},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={310-4}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The pathogenesis of Crohn's disease (CD) remains unclear. A major controversy has been whether infection with Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) plays a significant role. Current support for a role of MAP is largely based on epidemiological data. The aim of this study was to determine whether MAP detection in gut… CONTINUE READING