Crohn'sCanada
  Addressing the alarming rise of the bacterium "Mycobacterium avium Paratuberculosis"
 
in the environment and the growing evidence linking this bacterium to Crohn's
disease.
 

Founders: Diane and Michael Fagen

Contact Info: dianef84@yahoo.com

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History of Crohn's Disease, Johne's disease, Mycobacterium avium Paratubercuosis

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Perception of Risk

The Precautionary Principle

What is a Reportable Disease

Health of Animals Act, SC 1990, c 21

List of Reportable Diseases and REGULATIONS PRESCRIBING CERTAIN DISEASES AS REPORTABLE DISEASES

NRC National Science Library

Public Health Agency of Canada

Never In My Milk

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La Presse,  April 8, 2001,  Never in My Milk? by Marie France Coutu

The Canadian Media


Canadian Medical and Government

Canadian Veterinary

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Taking Action

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Does Mycobacterium Paratuberculosis cause Crohn's disease by Alan Kennedy  

(PARA) PARATUBERCULOSIS AWARENESS & RESEARCH ASS.,INC



Shafran's Gasterology Center

The Johne's Information Center

History of Early Research on Crohn's disease

Dr. B. Crohn

Got Milk? by Michael Greger, MD Updated January 2001

THE CROHN'S CONNECTION  by Lisa Chamberlain

Dire Warnings About Johne’s
Disease A wake-up call for the dairy industry?

Micobacteria and Crohn's Disease

Dr. Chiodini's Tables

American and European Links

University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine

Health Canada

Action Medical Research

 

University of Guelph

NACC

 

 
Best of the Web
   
   
   
 
Sciences
March
2001
 

Review article: Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis as one cause of Crohn's disease.

Chamberlin W, Graham DY, Hulten K, El-Zimaity HM, Schwartz MR, Naser S, Shafran I, El-Zaatari FA.
Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2001 Mar; 15(3): 337-46

An Interview with Dr. T. J. Borody

Center for Digestive Diseases, Sydney, Australia
Interview conducted on behalf of PARA by Alan Kennedy.

September
2000

Crohn’s Disease Vaccine Begins in England

Dr. Time Bull, Prof. John Hermon-Taylor
St. Georges Hospital Medical School, UK


2001

 

Gut 2001;49:755-757 doi:10.1136/gut.49.6.755 Debate PROTAGONIST Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis is a cause of Crohn's disease J Hermon-Taylor

May
1999

Rapid Isolation of Mycobacterium avium ss paratuberculosis from Crohn’s Disease Tissue

99th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology
Saleh Naser

December
1998

Antimicrobial Agents and Crohn’s disease: Do they have a therapeutic role?

R. J. Chiodini
Italian Journal Gastroenterology Hepatology

December
1998

The Causation of Crohn’s Disease and Treatment with Antimicrobial Drugs

Prof J. Hermon-Taylor
Italian J Gastroenterology Hepatology 1998 Dec;30(6):607-10

March
1998

Effects of high-temperature, short-time (HTST) pasteurization on milk containing low numbers of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis

I.R. Grant, H.J. Ball and M.T.Rowe
Letters in Applied Microbiology 26 (2), 166-170

February
1998

Grand Round: Mycobacterium paratuberculosis cervical lymphadenitis, followed five years later by terminal ileitis similar to Crohn’s disease.

Drs. John Hermon-Taylor, Nick Barnes, Chris Clark, Caroline Finlayson
British Medical Journal: 315:449-453.

Miscellaneous
1998
Crohn’s Disease in Olmsted County, Minnesota, 1940-1993: Incidence, Prevalence and Survival

Drs. Edward V. Loftus, Jr., Marc D. Silverstein, William J. Sandborn, William J. Tremaine, W. Scott Harmsen and Alan R. Zinsmeister
Gastroenterology: 114:1161-1168

November
1997
Thermal Tolerance of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis

Nackmoon Sung and Michael T. Collins
Department of Pathobiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine
University of Wisconsin-Madison, US

March
1997
Two-year outcomes analysis of Crohn's Disease treated with rifabutin and macrolide antibiotics. (pdf file)

G.P.H. Gui, P.R.S.Thomas, M.L.V.Tizard, J.Lake, J.D.Sanderson and J.Hermon-Taylor.
1997 Mar. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 39(3):393-400

September
1996
IS900 PCR To Detect Mycobacterium Paratuberculosis in Retail Supplies of Whole Pasteurized Cows' Milk in England and Wales.

Douglas Millar, Jon Ford, Jeremy Sanderson, Simon Withey, Mark Tizard, Tim Doran, and John Hermon-Taylor.
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, p 3446-3452.

September
1996
On the Etiology of Crohn’s Disease

Drs. D. Mishina, P. Katsel, S.T. Brown, E.C.A.M. Gilberts, R.J. Greenstein
Proceedings National Academy of Sciences USA: 93:9816-9820.

Miscellaneous
1995

Effect of intestinal resection on serum antibodies to the mycobacterial 45/48 kilodalton doublet antigen in Crohn's disease.

Kreuzpaintner G; Das PK; Stronkhorst A; Slob AW; Strohmeyer G;
Gut: Vol37 Issue 3 p361-66

Miscellaneous
1994

Mycobacteria and the aetiology of Crohn's disease

J. Hermon-Taylor, M. Tizard, J. Sanderson, K. Kempsell, N. Sumar, D. Milar, M. Loughlin, J. Ford and S. Withey.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Miscellaneous
1992
 
 
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Historical overview and current approaches in determining a mycobacterial etiology of Crohn's disease.

Dr. R Chiodini
Mulder and Tytgat GNJ (eds): Is Crohn's disease a mycobacterial disease. Dordrecht:
Kluwer Academic Publishers

Is immunotherapy with Mycobacterium vaccae appropriate to Crohn's disease?

J.L. Stanford
Mulder and Tytgat GNJ (eds): Is Crohn's disease a mycobacterial disease. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992, pp 64-69.

Pasteurization of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis in whole milk.

AF Hope, PA Tulk, and RJ Condron
Proceedings of the Fifth International Colloquium on Paratuberculosis, Chiodini R. J., Hines, M., Collins MT (eds), pp 368-373.

European Journal of human genetics: 2003 Clustering of Crohn's disease within affected sibships

Occurrence of Crohn’s disease in married couples

The Lancet 1978: CROHN'S DISEASE IN A HUSBAND AND WIFE

Oxford Journals: 1985 Clustering of Crohn's Disease in a Cotswold Village

Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in the Catchment Area and Water of the River Taff in South Wales, United Kingdom, and Its Potential Relationship to Clustering of Crohn's Disease Cases in the City of Cardiff

GUT 1999: Is exposure to a patient with Crohn’s disease an environmental factor for developing the disease?


1994: Inflammatory bowel disease in married couples: 10 cases in Nord Pas de Calais region of France and
lège county of Belgium.

On the etiology of Crohn disease

Crohn's Disease, Fergus Shanahan

January
1989

Crohn’s Disease and the Mycobacterioses: a review and comparison of two diseases.

Dr. Rodrick J. Chiodini,
Clinical Microbiology Reviews

Miscellaneous
1986

Geographic variation in the incidence of and mortality from inflammatory bowel disease.

Sonnenberg A.
Dis Colon Rectum 1986 Dec; 29(12): 854-61



Government
June
2001
A Review of the Evidence Linking Map with Crohn’s disease (pdf file)

Scientific Committees
Food Standards Agency United Kingdom

October
2000
Miscellaneous
2000
June
2000
January
2000
 
December
1999
National Study on the Microbiological Quality and Heat Processing of Cow’s Milk

Interim Report from the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF) – United Kingdom

December
1998
Crohn’s Disease – Is There a Microbial Etiology?

Recommendations for a Research Agenda
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

 
September
1998
Mycobacterium P aratuberculosis and Milk

Institute of Food Science and Technology (ISFT) – United Kingdom



Media
May
2001
May
2001
Are Johne’s and Crohn’s Connected? (pdf file)

Paula Mohr
Dairy Today

April
2000
CountryFile

BBC Television
John Craven OBE

March
2000

&
April
2000
September
1998
Could Mad-Cow Disease Happen Here?   (3 part story)

Ellen Ruppel Shell
The Atlantic Monthly online

August
1998
September
1996
Gastrointestinal Blues

Kathleen Fackelmann, 
Science News, Vol. 150 Issue 19, p302, 2p, 2c



A Look to The Future
May 1999
&
June 1999

February
1999

A New Germ Theory – Part 1

Antibiotics Against Heart Disease?
– Part 2

The Great Synthesizer
– Part 3

by Judith Hooper, The Atlantic Monthly

November
1996

Are All Diseases Infectious?

   
 
   

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