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Total Plasma Tau Correlates With Dementia Onset, Alzheimer’s Disease

Key clinical point: Total tau in blood plasma correlates with onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

Major finding: Subjects with tau above the median had a 62% increased risk of all-cause dementia and a 76% greater risk of AD.

Disclosures: Dr. Pase had no financial disclosures.