Influence of a Vegetarian Diet on the Faecal Microflora of Patients with Crohn’s Disease

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Ursing, B. ; Portinson, S. ; Nord, C. E. (2011)
  • Publisher: Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease
  • Journal: Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease (issn: 1651-2235, eissn: 1651-2235)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/mehd.v1i3.7416
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: fluids and secretions | digestive, oral, and skin physiology

The influence of vegetarian diet on the faecal microflora in nine patients with Crohn’s disease was studied. Faecal specimens were analysed before and after one month at a vegetarian centre. The change to vegetarian diet had no influence on the composition of the faecal microflora in these patients.Keywords; Crohn’s disease; Faecal flora; Vegetation diet.
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