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Sequelae of selected gastrointestinal infections: incidence, risk factors and economic impact on the National Health Service in England

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Background Sequelae of reactive arthritis (ReA), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), ulcerative colitis (UC), Crohn’s disease (CD) and Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) following gastrointestinal (GI) infections can occur. Evidence suggests proton pump inhibitors (PPI) or antibiotics can increase the risk of GI infections, but their role in sequelae onset is unclear. Further, the impact on the National Health Service (NHS) of GI infections sequelae is unknown.

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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Supervisor
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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Supervisor
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
Role:
Supervisor
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Gastrointestinal Infections More from this funder
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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