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New Research Project Looks at the Susceptibility of MAP Strains to Antibiotic Combinations

MAP (Mycobacterium avium spp. paratuberculosis) has long been proposed as a cause of Crohn's. Human Para is a 501(c)(3) charity which was formed in 2017 to sponsor evidence-based research projects which either include or exclude MAP's involvement in Crohn's disease.

The first two studies investigated MAP detection techniques in human blood samples:

This new third study branches out to look at in vitro susceptibility of a variety of human and animal MAP strains to combination antibiotics and essential oils.