The efficacy of plasma biomarkers in early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Wang2014TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of plasma biomarkers in early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Tao Wang and Shifu Xiao and Yuanyuan Liu and Zhiguang Lin and Ning Su and Xia Li and Guanjun Li and Mingyuan Zhang and Yi-ru Fang},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2014},
  volume={29 7},
  pages={713-9}
}
BACKGROUND Early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) is imperative for the prevention of disease progression and the development of effective treatments. OBJECTIVE Clinically, AD diagnosis has been based on adherence to clinical criteria. It has recently been proposed that diagnostic criteria should also incorporate biomarker findings. However, the most studied candidates or group of candidates for AD biomarkers, including pathological processes and proteins, needs further research. The… CONTINUE READING