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Blood Markers Could Determine Necessity of CT With Mild TBI

by | Feb 19, 2015

A blood test may be able to diagnose patients with a concussion or traumatic brain injury (TBI), cutting the need for a head CT, according to a study published Nov. 15, 2014 in the Journal of Neurotrauma. Glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) seems to be a brain-specific marker of trauma and out performed S100β in […]

A blood test may be able to diagnose patients with a concussion or traumatic brain injury (TBI), cutting the need for a head CT, according to a study published Nov. 15, 2014 in the Journal of Neurotrauma. Glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) seems to be a brain-specific marker of trauma and out performed S100β in […]

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