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The microbiome of Crohn's disease aphthous ulcers.

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Summary of "The microbiome of Crohn's disease aphthous ulcers."

Reduced intestinal microbial diversity and bacterial imbalance (dysbiosis) are seen in studies of Crohn's disease. As it is difficult to obtain biopsy samples before disease presentation, the earliest mucosal lesions in Crohn's disease, aphthous ulcers, present the best chance at assessing microbial communities at the onset of disease or a new flare. The aim of our study was to compare the microbial communities of aphthous ulcers and adjacent normal mucosa from patients with Crohn's disease with normal mucosa from controls.

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Name: Gut pathogens
ISSN: 1757-4749
Pages: 44

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