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Implementing guidelines on the prevention of opportunistic infections in inflammatory bowel disease

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Introduction: Opportunistic infections are a key safety concern in the management of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Despite the existence of international guidelines, many gastroenterologists have not adopted routine screening and vaccination. The aim of this study was to modify clinical behaviour by use of a simple screening tool. Methods: A screening and vaccination proforma for hepatitis B, varicella, Influenza, Pneumococcus, human papillomavirus, tuberculosis, hepatitis C...

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Weltman, M More by this author
Travis, SPL More by this author
Vivekanandarajah, S More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of Crohn's and Colitis
Publication date:
2013
DOI:
EISSN:
1876-4479
ISSN:
1873-9946
URN:
uuid:1acf9463-31e6-4e02-a6b5-551954735ff8
Source identifiers:
406098
Local pid:
pubs:406098

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