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The Risk of Covid-19 in Immunosuppressed IBD Patients

Lady Organic

Staff member
The Risk of SARS-CoV-2 in Immunosuppressed IBD Patients

This is a rapid review of the risk of infection with SARS-CoV-2, the risk of symptomatic cases of COVID-19, and the severity of these cases in IBD patients. Guidance on how to manage IBD patients at risk for infection, and IBD patients after infection is provided. The prevention of infection in both patients and health care providers by reducing elective visits and procedures, utilizing telemedicine, and social isolation is also emphasized to maintain health care services for IBD patients during a growing pandemic.