JC-virus (JCV) Epidemiology in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) (JEMS)
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The objective of the study is to estimate the prevalence of anti-JCV antibodies in multiple sclerosis (MS) participants.
Condition or disease
This is a cross-sectional, multi-center, multi-national, epidemiological study to estimate the prevalence of anti-JCV antibody in MS participants. This study will provide an estimate of the prevalence of anti-JCV antibody in the MS population and will investigate inter-country differences.
Prevalence of anti-JCV antibodies [ Time Frame: Single timepoint (Day 1) ]
Prevalence of anti-JCV antibodies will be estimated as the number of participants with anti-JCV antibodies detected in serum divided by the total number of participants with a serum sample that was evaluated.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients will be enrolled in Europe, Canada, and Australia.
Patient enrollment from each country will be commensurate with the distribution of MS patients among all participating countries.
Key Inclusion Criteria:
All candidates for this study must have the ability to understand the purpose of the study and provide signed and dated informed consent.
All patients with a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) of any type, irrespective of their treatment, are eligible to participate once.
Key Exclusion Criteria:
NOTE: Other protocol defined Inclusion/Exclusion criteria may apply.