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  • GBS has an incidence of about 1/100,000 across several studies in a number of countries

  • lifetime risk of GBS is estimated at 1 in 1000 (2)


  • Sejvar JJ, Baughman AL, Wise M, Morgan OW. Population incidence of Guillain-Barré syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Neuroepidemiology. 2011;36(2):123-133
  • Marcus R. What Is Guillain-Barre Syndrome? JAMA. 2023;329(7):602. doi:10.1001/jama.2022.24232

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