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No way found to predict PML cases with MS drug Tysabri

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There is no way to predict which MS patients receiving Biogen Idec/Elan's monoclonal antibody, Tysabri (natalizumab),will develop progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy (PML), the potentially-fatal rare brain infection that has been associated with the therapy, according to a recent analysis conducted by Biogen Idec.

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