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Link shown between Crohn’s disease and intestinal virus

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A new study reveals that all children with Crohn’s disease that were examined had a commonly occurring virus – an enterovirus – in their intestines. This link has previously not been shown for this chronic inflammatory intestinal disorder. The findings are being published today in the latest issue of the international journal Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology.

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"Human Enterovirus Species B in Ileocecal Crohn’s Disease" - http://www.nature.com/ctg/journal/v4/n6/full/ctg20137a.html
 
 

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