Hospitalised Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients more susceptible to MRSA

According to a story in MedNewsToday, a retrospective study shows that patients hospitalised with inflammatory bowel diseaseA group of inflammatory conditions of the intestine. The two major forms are Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. were 39% more likely to become infected with methicillin-resistantA microbe, such as a type of bacteria, that is able to resist the effects of antibiotics or other drugs. Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) than those admitted with other gastrointestinal conditions. 

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