More Reliable Alpha-synuclein Test Speeds Diagnosis

More Reliable Alpha-synuclein Test Speeds Diagnosis

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More Reliable Alpha-synuclein Test Speeds Diagnosis

Researchers have developed a faster method of measuring the rate at which alpha-synuclein protein forms toxic clumps that reliably distinguishes people with Parkinson’s disease from those without the condition. The findings support the use of this test — which cuts by more than half the time required to obtain final results — in Parkinson’s diagnosis. The study, “A rapid α‐synuclein seed assay of Parkinson’s disease CSF panel shows high diagnostic accuracy,” was published in the…

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