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Marked neutropenia: Significant but rare in people with multiple sclerosis after alemtuzumab treatment.
BACKGROUND: Alemtuzumab is a CD52-specific monoclonal antibody that markedly depletes T and B lymphocytes and inhibits relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS). However, polymorphonuclear neutrophils also express CD52 and can be ...
Treating the ineligible: Disease modification in people with multiple sclerosis beyond NHS England commissioning policies.
(Elsevier/Science Direct, 2018-11-02)
BACKGROUND: Whilst there is a broad selection of drugs licensed as disease modifying treatments (DMTs) for people with relapsing multiple sclerosis (pwRMS), access to DMTs remains restricted, particularly for people with ...
Validation of an environmentally-friendly and affordable cardboard 9-hole peg test.
BACKGROUND: In multiple sclerosis (MS) upper limb neurological impairments, are an important driver of disability and handicap. The gold standard for assessing upper limb function is the 9-hole peg test (9HPT). One ...
Disposable MMP-9 sensor based on the degradation of peptide cross-linked hydrogel films using electrochemical impedance spectroscopy.
Matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) plays an important role in both physiological and pathological processes. This enzyme is a peripheral biomarker of neuroinflammation in multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic autoimmune disease ...
Oligoclonal bands in multiple sclerosis; Functional significance and therapeutic implications. Does the specificity matter?
Since their discovery, the existence of secreted oligoclonal immunoglobulin in the central nervous system in people with multiple sclerosis has been the subject of scientific investigation and debate over several decades. ...