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HISTORY
JOHNE'S INFORMATION CENTER - University of Wisconsin Ñ School of Veterinary Medicine



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Thursday, August 28, 2003
Johne's disease - Crohn's disease connection?
The August 2003 issue of the medical journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases (volume 3, pages 507-514) has an article by Dr. Robert J. Greenstein, Dept. Surgery, VMAC Bronx, Bronx NY USA, in the Personal View section titled: "Is Crohn's disease caused by a mycobacterium? Comparisons with leprosy, tuberculosis, and Johne's disease." The article is in the form of a review but also presented as a professional opinion. It is a useful compilation of many research publications and has 148 references. The abstract of the article can be viewed on the Lancet web site.

Lancet web siteA reprint of the full article can be obtained from the publisher as a pdf file for US$30, after registering on The Lancet website: http://infection.thelancet.com/home

Lancet web site