Are parasites useful in treating autoimmune disease? I saw recent work which indicated there might be some possibilities with Crohn's Disease.

Probably Not

The work comes after a breakthrough in 2009 when Prof. Eric Denkers, immunology, and a research associate, Charlotte Egan, discovered that mice infected with the parasite Taxoplasma gondii presented symptoms similar to those found in human patients with Crohn’s disease. Denkers’ lab began using Toxoplasma-infected mice as an animal model for Crohn's
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