Association between specific mucosa-associated microbiota in Crohn's disease at the time of resection and subsequent disease recurrence: A pilot study
Peter De Cruz, Seungha Kang, Josef Wagner, Michael Buckley, Winnie H Sim, Lani Prideaux, Trevor Lockett, Chris McSweeney, Mark Morrison, Carl D Kirkwood, Michael A Kamm
Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2015
This study was supported in part by the Murdoch Children's Research Institution, the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program, and the Gutsy Group. PDC, CDK, and MAK were supported by research fellowships from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia, and MAK by the St Vincent's Research Endowment Fund. Financial support from CSIRO's Transformational Biology Capability Platform grants scheme, and the Preventative Health National Research Flagship Program, is gratefully acknowledged. We are grateful to Ms. Amy Hamilton and Ms. Kathryn Ritchie for their assistance in collecting tissue, and to colleagues at St Vincent's Hospital for their cooperation in obtaining surgical tissue and endoscopic biopsies. Abbott supplied the adalimumab provided in this study, and provided study support, but played no part in study design, analysis, or reporting. The Gutsy Group, Gandel Foundation, Angior Foundation, and Crohns Colitis Australia provided research support.