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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Deisenhammer, F; Egg, R; Giovannoni, G; Hemmer, B; Petzold, A; Sellebjerg, F; Teunissen, C; Tumani, H 
Title:
EFNS guidelines on disease-specific CSF investigations. 
Abstract:
We reviewed the literature for disease-specific markers in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and evaluated their diagnostic and prognostic relevance in neurological diseases. High tau protein in combination with low amyloid beta levels has a high sensitivity (80%) and specificity (90%) for Alzheimer's disease (AD) against normal aging and can predict conversion of mild cognitive impairment to AD. The detection of 14-3-3 has a high sensitivity (80-90%) and specificity (90%) for the diagnosis of CJD. Low...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur J Neurol 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
16 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
760-70 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1351-5101 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik