gastroenterology
IBD

Call for better prevention of herpes zoster in IBD

The age of the patient with IBD or duration of treatment with immunosuppressive drugs do not help predict the risk of developing shingles. The finding from a retrospective study of 30 Australian patients with IBD and herpes zoster means reactivation of the varicella zoster virus (VZV) can occur at any time. Professor Jane Andrews, head ...

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