IS THE INCREASING INCIDENCE OF CROHN'S DISEASE IN A LOW PREVALENCE AREA ASSOCIATED WITH REDUCED EXPOSURE TO INFECTION WITH HELMINTHS?

(1) Wellcome Trust Research Laboratories, Department of GI Sciences, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

(2) Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre, Nottingham University Hospital, Nottingham, United Kingdom

(3) Department of Haematology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

(4) Section of Digestive Diseases, Yale University, New Haven, United States



This item was part of the IMMFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE I session at Gastro 2009 UEGW/WCOG London (17th UEGW)

This item can be cited as: Gut 2009; 58 (Suppl II) A157