gastroenterology
Cancer

Enterococcal bacteraemia patients need colonoscopy follow up for CRC

Patients recently recovered from enterococcal bacteraemia should be routinely referred for colonoscopy due to their increased risk of bowel cancer, Australian research suggests. According to a Victorian study of 376 patients diagnosed with enterococcal bacteraemia between 2010 and 2017, the most frequent comorbidities were gastrointestinal disease, urological disease, malignancies and cardiovascular disease. Previously undiagnosed colorectal ...

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