Pediatric IBD patients can safely get influenza vaccine, research shows

05/6/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Children who have inflammatory bowel disease can safely be vaccinated against influenza and should be encouraged to do so, according to researchers from Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario. The study, which included almost 5,000 children with IBD, found no increase in their use of health services following immunization, when compared with control data.

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