interferon-beta


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interferon-beta

the major interferon produced by double-stranded RNA-induced fibroblast cultures. The major producer cells are fibroblasts, epithelial cells, and macrophages, and its major activity is antiviral.
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In all, they compared 65 pregnancies exposed to natalizumab (any treatment from 8 weeks before the start of the last menstrual period onward), 88 exposed to interferon-beta as a control, and 339 not exposed to either.
In adjusted analyses, natalizumab exposure was still associated with an elevated risk of spontaneous abortion when compared with interferon-beta or no exposure (odds ratio, 3.
Infants in the natalizumab group had the lowest birth weight and length, while infants in the interferon-beta group had the youngest gestational age.

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