Recent letter by ENTIS members question the EMA warning on Paternal Use of Mycophenolate Mofetil

Changing of the Guards: EMA Warning on Paternal Use of Mycophenolate Mofetil: An Unnecessary and Insufficiently Substantiated Precaution. Damkier P, Passier A, Petersen LB, Havnen G, Petersen AJT. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2016 Sep 28. doi: 10.1002/bdra.23556 In this commentary, we strongly argue against the changes to the Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) made by European Medicines […]

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Zika virus, a new infectious teratogen? Alarming observations from Brazil

Zika virus and microcephaly in Brazil The Zika virus epidemic started in Brazil in May 2015, and by end of November more than 1,200 cases of microcephaly have been reported in Brazil during 2015, reaching a prevalence of 99.7:100,000 in live born infants, compared to the background annual prevalence of 5.5:100,000. The Zika virus disease is a mosquito-borne (Aedes species) […]

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