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Reasons for discontinuation of subcutaneous interferon β-1a three times a week among patients with multiple sclerosis: a real-world cohort study

BMC NeurologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:57

Received: 20 October 2016

Accepted: 6 March 2017

Published: 23 March 2017

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Original Submission
20 Oct 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
2 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tatjana Pekmezovic
28 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Adam Handel
10 Feb 2017 Author responded Author comments - Meritxell Sabidó Espin
Resubmission - Version 2
10 Feb 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
6 Mar 2017 Editorially accepted
23 Mar 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12883-017-0831-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

, Darmstadt, Germany
EMD Serono, Rockland, USA