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Persons with chronic and adolescents through age 18 years extra super avana 260 mg free shipping erectile dysfunction treatment injection, and 4) vaccination of pre- HBV infection should be referred for evaluation to a physi- viously unvaccinated adults at increased risk for infection (3 260 mg extra super avana mastercard impotence pump,4) buy cheap extra super avana 260mg line erectile dysfunction caverject injection. Terapeutic High vaccination coverage rates, with subsequent declines in agents cleared by FDA for treatment of chronic hepatitis B acute hepatitis B incidence, have been achieved among infants can achieve sustained suppression of HBV replication and and adolescents (4,437,443). In contrast, vaccination coverage remission of liver disease in some persons. In addition, patients among most high-risk adult groups (e. IDUs) has remained low, and most new infections occur in Prevention these high-risk groups (3,108,444–446). STD clinics and other Two products have been approved for hepatitis B preven- settings that provide services to high-risk adults are ideal sites tion: hepatitis B immune globulin (HBIG) and hepatitis B in which to provide hepatitis B vaccination to adults at risk vaccine (3,4). All unvaccinated adults seeking services in protection from HBV infection and is typically used as PEP these settings should be assumed to be at risk for hepatitis B either as an adjunct to hepatitis B vaccination in previously and should be ofered hepatitis B vaccination. HBIG is prepared from plasma Diagnosis of acute or chronic HBV infection requires known to contain high concentrations of anti-HBs. Because HBsAg is present in both ommended dose of HBIG is 0. Antibody to HBsAg (anti- HBV infection when used for both pre-exposure vaccination HBs) is produced after a resolved infection and is the only and PEP. Te two available monovalent hepatitis B vaccines HBV antibody marker present after vaccination. Te presence for use in adolescents and adults are Recombivax HB (Merck of HBsAg and total anti-HBc, with a negative test for IgM and Co. Te presence of (GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania). A combination vaccine (hepatitis A and hepatitis B) for use in 82 MMWR December 17, 2010 TABLE 4. Interpretation of serologic test results* for HBV infection Serologic marker HBsAg† Total anti-HBc§ IgM¶ anti-HBc Anti-HBs** Interpretation – – – – Never infected +†† – – – Early acute infection; transient (up to 18 days) after vaccination + + + – Acute infection – + + – Acute resolving infection – + – + Recovered from past infection and immune + + – – Chronic infection – + – – False positive (i. Te recommended HBV dose 75% after the second, and >90% after the third. Vaccine- varies by product and age of recipient (Table 3). Periodic testing to determine antibody health-care provider should consider the need to achieve levels after routine vaccination in immunocompetent persons completion of the vaccine series. Approved adolescent and is not necessary, and booster doses of vaccine are not currently adult schedules for both monovalent hepatitis B vaccine (i. Engerix-B and Recombivax HB) include the following: 0, 1, Hepatitis B vaccination is generally well-tolerated by most and 6 months; 0, 1, and 4 months; and 0, 2, and 4 months. Pain at the injection site and low-grade fever are A 4-dose schedule of Engerix-B at 0, 1, 2, and 12 months is reported by a minority of recipients. For children and adoles- licensed for all age groups. A 2-dose schedule of Recombivax cents, a causal association exists between receipt of hepatitis HB adult formulation (10 µg) is licensed for adolescents aged B vaccination and anaphylaxis: for each 1. When scheduled to receive the second dose, ado- vaccine administered, approximately one vaccinee will experi- lescents aged >15 years should be switched to a 3-dose series, ence this type of reaction. No deaths have been reported in with doses two and three consisting of the pediatric formula- these patients (3,4,447). Vaccine is contraindicated in persons tion (5 µg) administered on an appropriate schedule. Twinrix with a history of anaphylaxis after a previous dose of hepatitis can be administered to persons aged ≥18 years at risk for both B vaccine and in persons with a known anaphylactic reaction HAV and HBV infections at 0, 1, and 6 months. No evidence for a causal association Hepatitis B vaccine should be administered IM in the has been demonstrated for other adverse events after adminis- deltoid muscle and can be administered simultaneously with tration of hepatitis B vaccine. A 22- to 25-gauge needle and all adults seeking protection from HBV infection. If the vaccine series is interrupted after the adults, acknowledgement of a specifc risk factor is not a frst or second dose of vaccine, the missed dose should be requirement for vaccination. Te series does not need to Hepatitis B vaccine should be routinely ofered to all unvac- be restarted after a missed dose. Other approximately 30%–55% acquire a protective antibody settings where all unvaccinated adults should be assumed to be at risk for hepatitis B and should receive hepatitis B vaccination Vol. Persons determined to have MSM, and HIV testing and treatment facilities. All persons anti-HBs levels of <10 mIU/mL after the primary vaccine series who receive clinical services in these settings should be ofered should be revaccinated with a 3-dose series and provided with hepatitis B vaccine unless they have a reliable vaccination his- anti-HBs testing 1–2 months after the third dose. In all settings, vaccination should be initiated even when If HBsAg positive, the person should receive appropriate completion of the vaccine series cannot be ensured. In addition, prevaccination testing for susceptibility is Both passive-active PEP (the administration of HBIG recommended for unvaccinated household, sexual, and needle- and hepatitis B vaccine at separate sites) and active PEP (the sharing contacts of HBsAg-positive persons (108). HBIG alone also has been If persons are determined to be HBsAg negative, no further demonstrated to be efective in preventing HBV transmission, action is required. If persons are determined to be HBsAg but with the availability of hepatitis B vaccine, HBIG typically positive, the person should be referred for medical follow-up is used as an adjunct to vaccination. In addition, all household members, sex partners, and needle-sharing partners Unvaccinated persons or persons known not to have of HBsAg-positive persons should be vaccinated. In most cases, the frst vaccine dose should be to blood or body fuids that contain blood from an HBsAg- administered immediately after collection of the blood sample positive source (Table 5). Hepatitis B vaccine should be for serologic testing. Vaccination of persons who are immune administered simultaneously with HBIG at a separate injection to HBV infection because of current or previous infection or site, and the vaccine series should be completed by using the vaccination does not increase the risk for adverse events. Exposed persons who are in the process of being vaccinated but who Postvaccination Testing for Serologic Response have not completed the vaccine series should receive the appro- Serologic testing for immunity is not necessary after routine priate dose of HBIG (i. Exposed persons who are known to have recommended for persons whose subsequent clinical manage- responded to vaccination are considered protected; therefore, ment depends on knowledge of their immune status (e. Persons who have health-care workers or public safety workers at high risk for written documentation of a complete hepatitis B vaccine series continued percutaneous or mucosal exposure to blood or body who did not receive postvaccination testing should receive a fuids). In addition, postvaccination testing is recommended single vaccine booster dose. Alternatively, these persons can for 1) HIV-infected persons and other immunocompromised be managed according to guidelines for management of per- persons to determine the need for revaccination and the type sons with occupational exposure to blood or body fuids that of follow-up testing and 2) sex and needle-sharing partners of contain blood (446).

Com- tional ethical considerations regarding the use of humans pared to high-speed chemical synthesis discount 260mg extra super avana visa erectile dysfunction pills free trials, high-throughput in research cheap extra super avana 260mg line erectile dysfunction kaiser. Nevertheless buy cheap extra super avana 260 mg line impotence in women, such pre- to mimic some aspects of a disorder of interest. For example, clinical models of human psychopathology are required to the glutamate antagonist ketamine is used to induce a state provide initial assessments of the functional effects of novel that mimics some aspects of acute schizophrenia in healthy compounds in the integrated organism. Then, using brain imaging, psychologi- functional measures can confirm predictions about the po- cal assessments, and pharmacologic interactions, the neuro- tential effects of psychotropic drugs in patients. It is unreal- biology of this drug-induced state can be studied to gain istic to attempt to go from the 'test tube' to the clinic insight into the possible substrates underlying the psychotic when attempting to treat complex mental, cognitive, and state in schizophrenia patients. Such a human preclinical emotional disturbances that do not yet have clearly defined model can also play an important role in assessing novel neurobiological substrates, or even correlates. For example, it has been found that the atypical paucity of preclinical behavioral models predictive of clini- antipsychotic clozapine reduces the exacerbation of symp- cal efficacy' (69) reflects the paucity of our quantitative toms in schizophrenic patients given ketamine (66). In con- measures of the human phenomena related to psychiatric Chapter 33: The Role of Preclinical Models 453 disorders, as well as the limited investment in the develop- trials is on the global measures of remission that are accept- ment of animal behavioral models over the past few decades. Unfortunately, the reliance on Despite the excitement in the field of neuroscience about rating scales in clinical trials provides little specific informa- the recent progress made in understanding brain function tion that is useful in guiding either human or animal pre- (70), there is also an appreciation of how little is known clinical studies. Although understandable in view of eco- about the neurobiology of psychiatric disorders compared nomic forces, the infrequent use of a selected battery of to advances in other fields of medicine (71). Given the ra- scientifically established objective measures even in the early pidity of techniques available to target discovery and drug phases of clinical trials limits the further development of screening efforts relative to the limited state of our knowl- translational research involving cross-species comparisons edge about psychiatric disorders, the role of in vivo preclini- and model validation. Hence, clinical trials do not benefit cal models as the intermediary between these extremes needs sufficiently from the scientific information provided by aca- to be considered carefully. Some preclinical models, such demic research and seldom provide the kind of empiric mea- as the tail suspension or swim tests for antidepressants and sures that are needed to adequately validate related animal the prepulse inhibition test for antipsychotics, are amenable models. After identification of such novel targets, drug back to the preclinical behavioral laboratory will enable the development efforts can be focused in identifying a com- refinement of established models and the creation of new pound with the desired mechanism of action and other de- ones. In turn, understanding of the disorder could benefit sired properties, such as no toxicity and limited actions at if clinical trials included measures suggested to be relevant systems that would produce side effects. Converging evi- from preclinical research in either human or animal models. Even though the previously described is a recent movement to discourage clinical trials that in- process is time consuming and requires well-integrated mul- clude a placebo control group. Instead, the new compounds tidisciplinary research efforts, this process may lead to the are expected to show greater efficacy compared to estab- breakthroughs in psychiatric drug development that have lished therapeutics for the particular disorder. Unfortu- that are not adequately assessed by the established measures nately, such clinical trials often do not have sufficient power, of efficacy. Thus, it is difficult to make real advances in in the statistical and experimental design meaning of the the development of new drugs because the current system term, to detect potentially beneficial effects of novel candi- encourages a circular logic and approach. Because of the high cost of drug develop- Another limitation of clinical trials that contributes to ment, pharmaceutical companies are interested in pursuing this circular approach is the absence of use of well validated, drugs that have the potential to be used in a large market objective, and reliable measures of psychopathology in addi- that is often a broadly defined diagnostic category. As with animal situation is aggravated by the fact that diagnostic categories models, clinical trials also need to incorporate measures that in psychiatry are still rather crudely defined by rating scales objectively and reliably assess specific psychological con- rather than by objective and quantitative measures. For ex- structs or processes that appear to be altered in the popula- ample, it is often assumed, at least implicitly, that there is tion of interest. The validation of any animal model can be diagnostic homogeneity within a particular patient popula- only as sound as the information available in the relevant tion. It is also assumed that the boundaries of psychiatric preclinical human literature and the clinical literature (7). In fact, It is very fruitful when conceptually related experiments are most psychiatric disorders do not have clear pathological undertaken in both the relevant patient population and the or biological markers and are defined as constellations of putative preclinical human and animal models. That is, symptoms that are on a continuum with normality (71). Typically, the main focus in clinical cert, parallel studies of the theoretically homologous con- 454 Neuropsychopharmacology: The Fifth Generation of Progress struct, process, or dimension are required to determine the 9. A critical examination of the concepts of face validity. Development of animal models requires parallel develop- Educ Psychol Measure 1947;7:191–205. Clinical studies need to be informed by results from human and animal model studies. Arch Gen Psychiatry 1990;47: animal studies as much as the reverse is true. Startle habituation and sensorimotor gating is that the validation of the hypothetical construct and its in schizophrenia and related animal models. Schizophrenia Bull cross-species homology can be established by studies of nor- 1987;13:643–668. Disorders of attention and perception ordered patients or experimentally manipulated animals. Thus, this approach adds to and benefits from the psycho- 15. New York: logical and neurobiological literature relevant to the hypo- Academic Press, 1964:1–47. Concurrent assessment this approach explicitly recognizes that the experimental of acoustic startle and auditory P50 evoked potential measures study of the disorder in humans involves as much of a mod- of sensory inhibition. Sensory gating in rats: lack of correlation between auditory evoked potential model. Thus, more translational science is needed to relate gating and prepulse inhibition. Schizophrenia Bull 1999;25: animal findings to humans and vice versa. Is P50 suppression a measure of sensory gating in schizophrenia? Preliminary evidence This work was supported by National Institute of Health of an association between sensorimotor gating and distractibility in psychosis.

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Chapter 51: Endophenotypes in the Genetics of Schizophrenia 707 chromosomal region discount extra super avana 260 mg on line impotence of organic origin. It is important to stress that these types of studies do not identify a 'schizophrenia endophe- notype discount extra super avana 260mg online impotence lisinopril,' but rather the linkage of deficits in P50 suppres- sion (characteristic of schizophrenia) to a specific chromo- some region extra super avana 260mg sale erectile dysfunction beat. Future studies will have to identify the specific genetic deficit(s) (e. In terms of our assessment of candidate endophenotypes and genetic studies, it is important to note that medications have an influence on P50 suppression abnormalities in schizophrenia. It appears that atypical antipsychotic medica- tions may reverse the P50 suppression deficits in schizo- phrenic patients (39–42). If these initial results continue to be confirmed, the search for candidate endophenotypes will be complicated by the fact that atypical (and perhaps, in some circumstances, typical) antipsychotic medications are increasingly being utilized as first-line agents in the treat- ment of schizophrenia. We may thus face the circumstance of examining schizophrenic patients whose P50 suppression deficits have been 'normalized' and then conducting family studies in which these deficits may appear in unaffected relatives of schizophrenic patients. Across all prepulse-to-pulse intervals tested, the schizophrenic patients showed a loss of gating effect of the pre- netic statistical strategies will have to be utilized that will pulse that preceded the startle stimulus. Gating and habituation of the startle reflex in tient from analysis and utilize only clinically unaffected fam- schizophrenic patients. Arch Gen Psychiatry 1992;49:206–215, with permission. Much more information will be generated in the next several years, and the use of what we would term 'null proband' strategies may be necessary as schizophrenic patients who are not medi- cated or are neuroleptic-naıve¨ become more difficult to as- pulse (55) is used in an attempt to increase the degree of PPI. In addition, the use of drug described above, is a 'neutral' or 'uninstructed' paradigm withdrawal strategies to unmask endophenotypic markers that largely taps into involuntary and automatic information has come under increasing criticism (43) and is becoming processing (56); the instructed paradigm is different because more difficult to justify ethically in comparison with other subjects attend to the prepulse and thus the paradigm identi- promising research strategies (e. This section de- scribes the more widely studied uninstructed PPI. Much like deficits of P50 suppression, PPI deficits are Prepulse Inhibition of the Startle Response not unique to schizophrenia. PPI deficits are characteristic Since 1978 (45), PPI deficits of the startle response have of a 'family' of disorders in which cognitive, sensory, and been consistently identified in schizophrenic patients. PPI motor information undergoes a failure of gating. Normally, an in- with gating disorders include those with schizophrenia tense and powerful sensory stimulus elicits a whole-body (45–53), obsessive-compulsive disorder (with obsessive and startle response in almost all mammals. This rapid, intense ungated ideas) (57), and Huntington syndrome (58) and sensory stimulus may be sound or light, or it may be tactile Tourette syndrome (59) (with ungated motor activity). When a weak prestimulus precedes the The clinical correlates of PPI in schizophrenia comprise startling stimulus by approximately 100 milliseconds, PPI a rich database. Schizophrenic patients and their relatives show defi- tractibility (60), perseverative responses on the Wisconsin cits in PPI (45–54) (Fig. This is the second com- Card Sorting Test (61), and most prominently thought dis- monly studied form of sensorimotor gating (along with P50 order (62), especially when PPI and thought disorder are suppression) (see ref. These deficits are also asso- ities in schizophrenia). PPI is being increasingly used in ciated with an earlier age of onset (51). It is important to distinguish the have been found with both positive and negative symptoms, PPI paradigm described above from a similar but quite dis- and the symptom correlates may be associated with subcor- tinct paradigm in which attentional allocation to the pre- tical dopamine hyperactivity and reciprocal frontal dopa- 708 Neuropsychopharmacology: The Fifth Generation of Progress mine hypoactivity (47). An initial report has described PPI ability to track the target smoothly is assessed. Schizophrenic deficits in clinically unaffected family members of schizo- patients do not track the target smoothly; they exhibit frag- phrenic patients (54), and further work is needed to under- mented eye movements and resulting eye movement abnor- stand the heritability pattern of PPI deficits in family mem- malities, such as 'catch-up' saccades. Much of what is known very useful in family studies; clinically unaffected family about the neural substrate of PPI can be attributed to the members of schizophrenic patients also exhibit eye move- extensive work of Swerdlow, Geyer, Braff, and their associ- ment dysfunctions that typically involve an inability to fol- ates. It appears that PPI is modulated mostly by the ventral low a target smoothly, which leads to a variety of abnormali- cortico-striato-pallido-thalamic (CSPT) circuitry originally ties, including 'catch up' saccades (85,86,88,90–94). In a described by Swerdlow and Koob (64), based on the pi- series of studies, Siever et al. The circuitry cannot be ment in schizotypal patients. For example, in rat pups with ventral hippocampal The antisaccade task has also been widely employed in schiz- lesions, PPI levels are normal until adolescence, when PPI ophrenia research as another oculomotor task and as a po- deficits appear (68,69), a finding that supports the neurode- tential endophenotype. In the antisaccade task, the subject velopmental model of PPI deficits as it applies to an inte- first fixates on a centrally presented visual cue. Apomorphine used as a do- stimulus is then presented to the left or right of the fixation pamine D2 agonist induces PPI deficits that are reversible stimulus, and the subject is instructed to look away from with typical or atypical antipsychotic medications. Phency- the target stimulus; if the stimulus is presented 3 degrees clidine induces PPI deficits that are differentially reversed to the left of the fixation point, the subject is expected to by atypical (but not typical) antipsychotic medications. The look 3 degrees to the right and inhibit the natural tendency interested reader is referred to Swerdlow et al. Voluntary inhibitory func- ther discussion of these issues. Schizo- ever, no linkage studies have utilized PPI, although the ge- phrenic patients show marked deficits in performing this netic contributions to PPI have been elucidated by the fact task; an initial gaze directed toward rather than away from that PPI levels differ in different rat strains (71), and differ- the target stimulus is characteristic (98–101). The magni- ential sensitivity to PPI deficits has been observed in these tude (i. The increasing use of isolation rearing phrenic patients and clinically unaffected family members (75–78) and knockout mice (79–82) in PPI studies will is large (Table 51. In parallel, human linkage the antisaccade task an excellent candidate endophenotype studies (already in progress) are being conducted. Within the schizophrenia spectrum, it is notable that antisaccade deficits occur in Oculomotor Function family members of schizophrenic patients and in patients Oculomotor function is another important measure that with schizotypal personality disorder (96,101,103,104). As in gating, two this way, the antisaccade deficit meets the second criterion fundamental paradigms have been utilized: eye tracking, for a candidate endophenotype—that is, a candidate endo- or smooth pursuit, and the antisaccade task. Eye-tracking phenotype should appear in clinically unaffected family dysfunction in schizophrenic patients was first reported by members of schizophrenic patients (and perhaps in schi- Diesendorf and Dodge (83), and their work was later ex- zotypal patients). Across quantitative and qualitative stud- ies, the eye-tracking deficits seen in schizophrenia have been Neuropsychological Tasks well documented (86–89). A plethora of candidate endophenotypes have been derived from the neuropsychological literature. It is well-known that Smooth-Pursuit Eye Movement schizophrenic patients exhibit a wide range of neuropsycho- In a typical study of smooth-pursuit eye movement, a signal logical deficits (105,106) and that these deficits extend to is presented to subjects on a computer screen and their clinically unaffected family members (107). Deficits have Chapter 51: Endophenotypes in the Genetics of Schizophrenia 709 been reported in several important domains: (a) executive of information-processing deficits in schizophrenia.

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Chapter 91: Dementia with Lewy Bodies 1307 GENETICS AD at a similar stage of dementia buy generic extra super avana 260 mg on line erectile dysfunction diabetes uk. The polymorphism caus- ing the K allele in the gene for butyrylcholinesterase has Familial cases of DLB have been reported generic extra super avana 260 mg overnight delivery impotence therapy, although the been reported to be associated with AD proven extra super avana 260mg erectile dysfunction in diabetes type 1, although this find- majority of cases appear to be sporadic. Following the dis- ing has not been replicated by others. In DLB, an increased covery of two separate missense mutations in the -sy- number of butyrylcholinesterase K homozygotes have been nuclein gene on chromosome 4 in a small number of fami- found. It has been suggested that this genotype may partly lies with pathologically confirmed early-onset PD, mutation explain the enhanced responsiveness to cholinesterase inhib- screening was undertaken in this gene in both familial and itors in DLB (73). Although abnormalities in butyrylcho- sporadic cases of DLB (61). These studies failed to reveal linesterase are evident in AD, including elevated enzymatic any nucleotide changes within the exons screened. Such an influence may be via so-called susceptibility genes. Be- CLINICAL–PATHOLOGIC RELATIONSHIPS cause DLB shares pathologic overlap with PD and AD, Cognitive and Neuropsychiatric susceptibility genes of interest for both conditions have been considered in candidate gene approaches. For PD and DLB, In DLB, a consistent gradient of LB density has been noted, allelic frequencies of the cytochrome P-450 gene CYP2D6 as follows: substantia nigra entorhinal cortex cingulate (debrisoquine-4-hydroxylase) have been examined. The re- gyrus insula frontal cortex hippocampus occipital sults of these studies have been conflicting. Paralimbic and neocortical LB densities are highly frequency of the CYP2D6*B allele has been reported in correlated with each other but not with nigral pathology, DLB (62), whereas another study found no association (63). One study of pathologic burden allele in AD and DLB despite an increased frequency in versus clinical severity examined correlations between two PD (64). The current balance of evidence suggests that the simple measures of cognitive ability and a range of lesion CYP2D6*B allele is not a major genetic determinant of counts and neurochemical measures in the midfrontal cor- DLB. Severity of dementia was significantly The 4 type of apolipoprotein E is significantly elevated correlated with LB density, plaque density, and severity of in both DLB and AD, with a concomitant reduction in the cholinergic deficit, but not with neurofibrillary tangle den- E 3 type of apolipoprotein. Interestingly, although the 4 sity or synaptophysin levels. In contrast, in AD cases, tangle allele was associated with an increased risk for the develop- density and synaptophysin levels were most highly corre- ment of DLB, it did not appear to affect the burden of lated with clinical severity. This suggests that the dementias pathology, measured by senile plaque and neurofibrillary of DLB and AD may have different pathologic but similar tangle density in the neocortex (65). Other studies have failed to find is associated with neuronal loss in the substantia nigra (66). Most recently, a significant difference has been reported Neurologic for the allelic distribution of a pentanucleotide repeat within the promoter region of the nitric oxide synthase gene Cell loss in the ventrolateral tier of the substantia nigra is (NOS2A) in a comparison of autopsy-proven DLB cases the dominant pathologic correlate for parkinsonism in both with controls (68). This is associated with gliosis and Lewy body brain as a physiologic neuronal mediator, but excessive pro- formation. Dopaminergic neurons in this area of the sub- duction of nitric oxide (e. The net effect of loss of the modu- sonism, it has been shown that inhibitors of nitric oxide lating effects of dopamine within the putamen is increased synthase may provide protective benefit in the treatment of neuronal activity in the globus pallidus (internal segment). Because output from the globus pallidus (internal segment) Associations between polymorphisms within the 2- is inhibitory to the ventrolateral thalamic nucleus, this leads macroglobulin, 1-antichymotrypsin, and presenilin 1 to excessive inhibition of thalamic activity and thus reduced genes and DLB have not been demonstrated (after account- feedback to the motor cortex. The perturbation in this loop, ing for apolipoprotein E 4 allele frequency) (70–72). Because the presynaptic lesion is similar in the two disorders, the answer As with any patient presenting with cognitive impairment, may therefore lie postsynaptically. Evidence to support this obtaining a full history and performing a mental and physi- notion comes from postmortem neurochemical studies cal examination are essential steps toward making a firm comparing dopaminergic activities in DLB with those in clinical diagnosis. As with suspected cases of AD, the level PD and AD (59). In these studies, dopamine D2 receptor and extent of laboratory investigations vary according to binding was reduced in the caudal putamen and was signifi- the clinical picture, associated comorbidity, and physical cantly lower than in PD at all levels. However, because of the particular Although the increased falls reported in DLB may be associations of DLB with fluctuations in attention and cog- multifactorial, it is likely that more widespread involvement nition and visual hallucinations, both very commonly asso- of brainstem nondopaminergic nuclei is a contributing fac- ciated with a variety of other organic disorders, the investi- tor. Degeneration of the predominantly cholinergic pedun- gation of a suspected case of DLB requires a very careful culopontine nucleus is a likely explanation because neuronal laboratory evaluation. This usually includes routine hema- loss in this structure has been associated with postural insta- tology and biochemistry, determinations of erythrocyte bility (78). In addition, degeneration of the pedunculopon- sedimentation rate and creatine phosphate, thyroid function tine nucleus has been implicated as the pathophysiologic tests, measurements of B12 and folate levels, syphilis serol- basis for REM sleep behavioral disorder, which is also re- ogy, and urinalysis. A chest roentgenogram may also be ported in DLB (79). As in the diag- nosis of AD, neuroimaging investigations are often helpful, Neurochemical both in excluding other intracranial disorders (including As yet, only a few clinical–neurochemical relationships have cerebrovascular disease) that may be responsible for the cog- been identified in DLB. In earlier reports of the loss of nitive impairment and in providing supportive features for cholinergic activity from the cortex, correlations were iden- the diagnosis. DLB patients; loss of alpha rhythm and transient slow-wave In regard to noncognitive or neuropsychiatric symptoms, activity in the temporal lobe areas are the most common patients with visual hallucinations have significantly lower changes (82). Patients with AD are less likely to have tran- levels of choline acetyltransferase than do nonhallucinators sient slow waves, and slowing of the dominant rhythm is (80); recently, they have also been found to have lower less marked. However, the positive predictive value of the levels of nicotinic -bungarotoxin receptor binding in visual EEG in suspected cases of DLB has not been assessed in a association cortex (Ballard et al. Increasingly, some M1 binding in temporal cortex is increased in patients expe- form of structural imaging is becoming essential to apply riencing persistent delusions (81). Delusional misidentifica- diagnostic criteria rigorously, such as the NINCDS/ tion has also been associated with lower levels of -bungaro- ADRDA criteria for AD, the NINCS/ADRDA criteria for toxin binding in this region (Ballard et al. Disturbances in consciousness are associated with a ten- dency for choline acetyltransferase to be lower in the tha- Structural Imaging Changes lamic reticular nucleus (53) and with a relative preservation of the high-affinity nicotinic receptor in the cortex (Ballard Few studies have investigated computed tomographic (CT) et al. Although reductions in this receptor cor- or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) changes in DLB. In a relate with attentional deficits, it appears that the ability to longitudinal study of AD subjects who came to postmortem return periodically to normal levels of consciousness (fluc- examination, Forstl¨ et al. It has been suggested that greater EEG slowing is ogy in a comparison with pure AD cases. However, using related to the greater cholinergic deficit in DLB than in AD MRI, Harvey et al.