Steroid-refractory inflammatory bowel disease is a risk factor for CMV infection


Ormeci A. C. , Akyuz F., Baran B., Soyer O. M. , Gokturk S., Onel M., ...Daha Fazla

EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES, cilt.20, sa.5, ss.858-865, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 20 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.858-865

Özet

OBJECTIVE: Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) show increased the prevalence of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection due to the severity of the disease and the immunosuppressive treatments they receive. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of CMV infection in IBD patients and identify the risk factors for CMV infection with different demographic characteristics in IBD patients.