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Autism May Be Detectable In Blood

22nd March, 2017

[Source:  Disability Scoop]

Scientists say they can predict with near perfect accuracy whether or not a child has autism from a blood sample.

Using an algorithm to assess metabolites in blood, researchers were able to identify samples that came from kids with autism in 97.6 percent of cases.

The findings published Thursday in the journal PLOS Computational Biology open the door to a possible biomarker for autism.

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