THEGREEKFROMTHED wrote:Harry I'm wondering if death by pml outweighs life ruined by ms? Kind of a toss up when you find yourself spending most the day in bed....feel me?
squiffy2 wrote:7 more cases of PML and one more death for Tysabri MS patients
August 2012 Tysabri PML update that was made available to physicians:
As of August 1, 2012, there have been 271 PML cases, of which 162 have been in the European Economic Area (EEA), 97 in the US and 12 in rest of world (ROW).
As of August 1, 2012, 59 of the 271 patients with PML have died.
As of August 1, 2012, in 85 natalizumab-treated MS patients who developed PML and for whom serum samples were available 6-187 months prior to the onset of PML. Of these 85 patients:
83 (98%) tested anti-JCV antibody positive at all time points where samples were available for testing;
1 patient (1%) tested anti-JCV antibody negative 9 months prior to PML diagnosis and anti-JCV antibody positive 6.5 months prior to PML diagnosis;
1 patient (1%) tested anti-JCV antibody negative 9 months prior to PML diagnosis; no additional samples were available.... Read More -
http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1905
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