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Triple Therapy for Crohn’s Disease

developed by: Thomas Borody, MD

Dr. BorodyDr. Thomas Borody, director of the Centre for Digestive Diseases in Sydney, Australia, has proposed that Crohn’s disease is caused by Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis (MAP), a distant relative of the tuberculosis and leprosy bacteria.

He routinely prescribes a triple antibiotic regimen: rifabutin, clarythromycin, and clofazimine, and as many as 95% of his patients have responded to treatment.

source: PR Leap, PARA

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posted by earthwalker on August 20, 2009 | tags: , ,

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