When is the assessment of cytomegalovirus colitis indicated in the evaluation of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)?

Updated: Oct 17, 2017
  • Author: William A Rowe, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Assessment for Cytomegalovirus colitis should be performed in cases refractory to steroids. [1] Amebiasis can be difficult to identify from the stool; therefore, consider serologic testing.


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