Blood test for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease

1. Currently, no biomarkers in blood can be used to diagnose Alzheimer's disease.2. Of the four biomarkers studied, only platelet APP has shown differences between sick and healthy individuals. For the other biomarkers, the difference between sick and healthy people is insignificant.3. Large, i...

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Corporate Author: Statens beredning för medicinsk utvärdering (Sweden)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: [Stockholm] SBU 2012, 2012
Series:SBU alert report
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:1. Currently, no biomarkers in blood can be used to diagnose Alzheimer's disease.2. Of the four biomarkers studied, only platelet APP has shown differences between sick and healthy individuals. For the other biomarkers, the difference between sick and healthy people is insignificant.3. Large, independent studies are needed to determine whether platelet APP in blood tests could serve as a diagnostic tool.4. Studies using refined, highly sensitive measurement methods are needed to identify more biomarkers that could serve as diagnostic tools
Item Description:Summary of Blodprov för tidig diagnostik av Alzheimers sjukdom. 2012
Physical Description:1 PDF file (4 pages)