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Measurement of Tau Protein and Beta-Amyloid in the Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) of a Patient with Dementia

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Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

Beta-amyloid(1-42) and tau protein are two markers associated with Alzheimer's disease. Measurement of both proteins in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) can sometimes be helpful in the diagnosis of a patient with dementia.

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