Biomarker for Rapid Diagnosis of Hemispheric Stroke (BE FAST!)
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The aim of the study is to estimate the diagnostic accuracy of a combined biomarker test (including NMDA-Receptor fragments [NR2-peptide] and Glial fibrillary acidic protein) used to differentiate between cerebral ischemia and intracerebral hemorrhage in patients with acute hemispheric stroke.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients admitted with symptoms suspicious of acute hemispheric stroke to primary, secondary and tertiary care hospitals in Europe.
at least one sign of cortical involvement (e.g., aphasia, neglect, gaze deviation, reduced level of consciousness)
hospital admission within 4.5 hours after symptom onset