Tear Analysis in the Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis (LARMES)
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Last updated:22nd Nov 2013
In the primary progressive multiple sclerosis, the detection of oligoclonal bands in cerebrospinal fluid is critical for the diagnosis. However, lumbar puncture for cerebrospinal fluid collection is considered relatively invasive. Our hypothesis is that oligoclonal bands detection in tears is possible and useful for the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis.
|Study start date||2013-11-22|