February 13, 2008 at 1:23 pm
Earlier in this thread I posted a chart showing depletion of anti-MAG IgM following Rituxan treatment. Since I could not access the original article I contacted the author directly. Dr. Susanne Renaud in Switzerland just send me copies of the study and a second follow up one using twice the amount of Rituxan. The second one was published last year in “Neurology”. Here is one very interesting finding:
[QUOTE]At month 1 B cells in peripheral blood were undetectable and this effect persisted until month 9 when B cells began to remit.[/QUOTE] If any of you is interested in getting copies of these two articles, please, send me an e-mail.