Infections more common in people with schizophrenia

The researchers adjusted the data for other factors that might affect a person's risk of infection. They still found that people with schizophrenia had about twice the risk of skin, urological or genital infections, or tuberculosis than those in the general population.
The investigators also found that addiction and having other health problems were the most important factors associated with severe infection. Each one increased the risk of serious  by 2.7 times in both  with schizophrenia and those in the general .

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