Studies investigate possible PML vaccine

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Studies investigate possible PML vaccine

Postby MSUK » Tue Jan 05, 2016 7:46 am

The JC polyomavirus is reported to be a persistent but otherwise asymptomatic kidney infection in a large portion of healthy people. However, in those with hereditary or acquired immune deficiency, a mutated form of the JC polyomavirus may lead to progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), a central nervous system (CNS) infection characterised by progressive inflammation of the white matter of the brain. This is of particular interest in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) with Tysabri, which has been associated with an increased risk for the development of PML...Read more -
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