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ALERT-TBI study supports new blood test for detecting brain injury

2018 02 Aug

Detection of intracranial injuries relies on head CT, which is overused and resource intensive. Blood-based brain biomarkers hold the potential to predict absence of intracranial injury and thus reduce unnecessary head CT scanning. New research results show that a serum biomarker test, which detects two brain proteins that are present in the blood... Read more