New appropriate use criteria for lumbar puncture in Alzheimer’s diagnosis

New appropriate use criteria for lumbar puncture in Alzheimer’s diagnosis

In preparation for more tools that detect and measure the biology associated with Alzheimer’s and other dementias earlier and with more accuracy, experts have published appropriate use criteria (AUC) for lumbar puncture (spinal tap) and spinal fluid analysis in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.

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https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/10/181010105545.htm