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Multiple sclerosis and the risk of infection: Association of British Neurologists consensus guideline

Cauchi, Marija; Willis, Mark; Andrews, Angela; Backx, Matthijs; Brownlee, Wallace; Ford, Helen L.; Gran, Bruno; Jolles, Stephen; Price, Sian; Rashid, Waqar; Schmierer, Klaus; Tallantyre, Emma C.

Authors

Marija Cauchi

Mark Willis

Angela Andrews

Matthijs Backx

Wallace Brownlee

Helen L. Ford

Bruno Gran

Stephen Jolles

Sian Price

Waqar Rashid

Klaus Schmierer

Emma C. Tallantyre



Abstract

Infection in people with multiple sclerosis (MS) is of major concern, particularly for those receiving disease-modifying therapies. This article explores the risk of infection in people with MS and provides guidance - developed by Delphi consensus by specialists involved in their management - on how to screen for, prevent and manage infection in this population.

Journal Article Type Review
Acceptance Date Jun 8, 2022
Online Publication Date Jul 21, 2022
Publication Date 2022-10
Deposit Date Jun 15, 2024
Journal Practical Neurology
Print ISSN 1474-7758
Electronic ISSN 1474-7766
Publisher BMJ Publishing Group
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 22
Issue 5
Pages 344-357
DOI https://doi.org/10.1136/practneurol-2022-003370
Public URL https://nottingham-repository.worktribe.com/output/9589200
Publisher URL https://pn.bmj.com/content/22/5/344