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Early test for autism is on the way

Early test for autism is on the way

作者:万档  时间:2019-03-02 10:01:08  人气:

WHILE the causes of autism are still unclear, we are closer than ever to a blood test that could detect the disease very early on – perhaps even at birth. “Having a blood test for autism would be a dream,” says Daniel Geschwind of the University of California, Los Angeles. “It would revolutionise the field.” Two teams say they have found measurable differences in blood of children with autism. David Amaral’s group at the University of California, Davis, has used a high-speed blood analysis method provided by the company SurroMed of Menlo Park,