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MADRID — Patients on infliximab as their first biologic were less likely to remain on treatment compared with patients on etanercept, according to an analysis presented at EULAR Annual Congress.“Patients with [rheumatoid arthritis] RA starting infliximab as their first biologic [disease-modified antirheumatic drug] DMARD were less likely to remain on treatment with significant improvement at 1 year compared to those initiating etanercept,” Carl Turesson, MD, from Lund University in Sweden, said in his presentation.NEXT ARTICLE
An antibody is a protein produced by the body's immune system when it detects harmful substances, called antigens. Examples of antigens include microorganisms (such as bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses) and chemicals. Antibodies may be produc...
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