September 3, 2010, Newsletter Issue #86: Laboratory Tests Involved In The Diagnosis Of ALS

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After the neurological examination, there will be another set of tests. These laboratory tests are necessary to confirm a positive diagnosis, and rule out a differential diagnosis.

The laboratory tests to follow include blood tests, Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Electromyography, and other tests if you present with rare symptoms.

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