Cytomegalovirus infection in inflammatory bowel disease patients undergoing anti-TNFalpha therapy.

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BACKGROUND Cytomegalovirus infection and disease is associated with poor prognosis and steroid refractoriness in inflammatory bowel disease patients. The unfavourable effect of steroids and immunosuppressive therapy on CMV infection is well known but few data are available concerning anti-TNFalpha therapy (Infliximab). Aim of the study was to evaluate the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcv.2008.06.002

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@article{DOvidio2008CytomegalovirusII, title={Cytomegalovirus infection in inflammatory bowel disease patients undergoing anti-TNFalpha therapy.}, author={Valeria D'Ovidio and Piero Vernia and Giuseppe Gentile and Angela Capobianchi and Adriana Marcheggiano and Angelo Viscido and Pietro Luca Martino and Renzo Caprilli}, journal={Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology}, year={2008}, volume={43 2}, pages={180-3} }