Calprotectin, Inflammatory Protein, May Be Biomarker of MG Severity

Calprotectin, Inflammatory Protein, May Be Biomarker of MG Severity

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Calprotectin, Inflammatory Protein, May Be Biomarker of MG Severity

An inflammation-associated protein called calprotectin is present at abnormally high levels in the blood of people with myasthenia gravis (MG), a new study reports. Data also suggest that levels of this protein might correlate with MG activity and severity, but further investigation is needed, according to its researchers. “There is an urgent need for a sensitive biomarker in MG that reliably predicts the individual disease course and exacerbation, as well as guiding immune suppressive treatment,…

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