Blood test shows promise in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Blood test shows promise in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's

07.08.2020

Image: Blood is taken from the finger of an elderly woman; Copyright: PantherMedia/belchonok

A p-tau217 blood test has the potential to provide information about both plaques and tangles, corresponding to the diagnosis of Alzheimer's. It has the potential to advance the disease's research and care in other important ways.