‘Breakthrough’ test for early dementia diagnosis a step closer

February 13th, 2024

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Other, 09/02/2024
Further progress has been made in the development of a blood test to detect dementia, which has the potential to replace the current invasive and expensive options. […] ‘ADNeT and the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle Study of Ageing , working together with CSIRO, have several publications on pTau217 and several more currently under review confirming over 90% accuracy, compared to amyloid and tau PET scanning,’ he said.

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