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Penn Vet-CHOP partnership probes link between cattle and Crohn's disease

(University of Pennsylvania) Penn Vet New Bolton Center scientists Marie-Eve Fecteau and Raymond Sweeney are investigating the similarities between Crohn's disease, which affects as many as 700,000 Americans, and Johne's disease, a chronic wasting disease present in nearly 70 percent of dairy cattle herds in the United States.
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