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What is the difference in T cells and B cells for a patient with MS?

Doctor's Assistant: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?

This is a long term problem--diagnosed about 15 years ago--just want to understand medication I have been put on. supposed to work on B cells

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

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T cells and B cells are two major types of lymphocytes, which is a type of white blood cell

you have multiple sclerosis?

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3625013/

Rituximab and its further humanized successor ocrelizumab are monoclonal antibodies against CD20 which efficiently deplete circulating immature and mature B cells, but spare CD20-negative plasma cells.

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