Isolation of MAP from breast milk of Crohn's disease patients
This report is the first to describe the isolation of MAP from the milk of humans with CD. It also describes a practical protocol for short-term cultivation of MAP from clinical specimens. The finding adds more support to the MAP role in CD pathogenesis. Interestingly, the data further demonstrates the gross similarity between humans diagnosed with CD and Johne's disease mammals infected with MAP.
VIABLE, POTENTIALLY INFECTIVE MAP HAVE BEEN ISOLATED FROM BREAST MILK OF WOMEN WITH CD. DEMOMSTRATING, BY ITS EXCRETION IN THEIR MILK, THE PRESENCE OF MAP IN CD PATIENTS.
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