Blood Tests for people with Autism

I have just read in todays press that it is possible to do a Blood Test to diagnose children with Autism.  I am surprised as Autism is a characteristic. I do not know if the test will be used for Adults.  I do not know if Asperger Syndrome would show up in a blood test.  I expect for many of us our Autism would not show up in a blood test.

If you have any information or views on the subject please reply.

David Shamash London

  • I don't think blood tests would work. Observation seems like it would work better.
  • There is a fairly large study that has been taking place over the past few years (I've taken part in it), that has a goal of identifying genetic markers for autism.