5 - 11 May 2018
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Spinal fluid test for risk of progression
The level of antibodies seen in spinal fluid at diagnosis could be used to indicate the risk of earlier progression and thus the need for more aggressive treatment according to new research. The antibodies could also indicate a response to an as yet unidentified trigger factor to MS.
Source: Eureka Alert
MS Trust link: Lumbar puncture