Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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June 29, 2015

IBD Patients May Need More Vaccination Counseling

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Jeanne Tung, M.D., talks about why optimizing vaccinations in patients with inflammatory bowel disease seems to be a challenging issue, and emphasizes the benefits of counseling from gastroenterologists and primary care providers. A recent study published in the Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis found that concerns about side effects and vaccine safety were the most common reasons patients […]

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Tags: IBD, immunosuppressants, Jeanne Tung, Journal of Crohn's and Colitis, vaccinations

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