Vaccinations in patients with multiple sclerosis: review and recommendations

Cassie Nesbitt, Louise Rath, Michael Zhong, Allen C Cheng, Helmut Butzkueven, Robb Wesselingh, Olga Skibina, Mastura Monif, Wei Yeh, Julia ML Brotherton, Stephen Reddel and Anneke Van Der Walt
Med J Aust 2021; 214 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51012
Published online: 19 April 2021

In a new MS diagnosis, immunisation status may be overlooked — careful planning from early in the treatment course is key

  • Cassie Nesbitt1,2
  • Louise Rath1
  • Michael Zhong1,2
  • Allen C Cheng1,2
  • Helmut Butzkueven1,2
  • Robb Wesselingh1,2
  • Olga Skibina1
  • Mastura Monif1,2
  • Wei Yeh1,2
  • Julia ML Brotherton3,4
  • Stephen Reddel5
  • Anneke Van Der Walt1,2

  • 1 Alfred Health, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2 Monash University, Melbourne, VIC
  • 3 University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC
  • 4 VCS Foundation, Melbourne, VIC
  • 5 Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Sydney, NSW


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