Case report of relapsing COVID-19 infection in a patient with multiple sclerosis treated with ocrelizumab

Authors: J. Pazderková 1;  H. Bartoš 1,2;  P. Dlouhý 1;  M. Vachová 3,4
Authors‘ workplace: Infekční oddělení, Masarykova nemocnice, Krajská zdravotní a. s., Ústí nad Labem 1;  3. LF UK, Praha 2;  RS centrum, Neurologické oddělení, Nemocnice Teplice, Krajská zdravotní a. s., Teplice 3;  1. LF UK, Praha 4
Published in: Cesk Slov Neurol N 2021; 84/117(1): 92-94
Category: Letter to Editor
doi: 10.48095/cccsnn202192


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