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January 27, 2016

Higher Risk for Pneumococcal Disease in IBD Patients

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, Dr. William Tremaine discusses a recent study published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology, that aimed to determine the risk of pneumococcal disease in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), compared with the general population, and how IBD medications may affect this risk, or whether the risk varies before or after IBD diagnosis. Researchers from […]

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Tags: American Journal of Gastroenterology, IBD, pneumococcal disease, vaccinations, William Tremaine


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