Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, November 11th, 2001
"Infliximab is a humanized antibody against tumor necrosis factor (alpha) (TNF-(alpha)) that is used in the treatment of Crohn's disease and rheumatoid arthritis," explained Dr. Joseph Keane and colleagues at the Boston University School of Medicine and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Rockville, Maryland.
A disturbingly high incidence of tuberculosis was seen in patients treated with this drug, Keane and coauthors reported in the October 11, 2001 edition of the New...
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