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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 ...
Cladribine: Off-label disease modification for people with multiple sclerosis in resource-poor settings?
Background: A considerable number of people with multiple sclerosis (pwMS) live in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), where lack of resource adversely affects access to effective disease-modifying treatment. Objective: ...
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 ...
Alemtuzumab depletion failure can occur in multiple sclerosis.
Alemtuzumab is a lymphocyte-depleting antibody and one of the most effective treatments for relapsing multiple sclerosis. However, it also causes loss of immune-tolerance leading to secondary autoimmunity and marked anti-drug ...
Characterization of immune response to neurofilament light in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.
Autoimmunity to neuronal proteins occurs in several neurological syndromes, where cellular and humoral responses are directed to surface as well as intracellular antigens. Similar to myelin autoimmunity, pathogenic immune ...
Both cladribine and alemtuzumab may effect MS via B-cell depletion.
OBJECTIVE: To understand the efficacy of cladribine (CLAD) treatment in MS through analysis of lymphocyte subsets collected, but not reported, in the pivotal phase III trials of cladribine and alemtuzumab induction therapies. ...