Unique blood marker links Autism and Gut Bacteria

bacteriaA recent research study pulished in the journal: Translational Psychiatry has found a unique blood marker of abnormal energy metabolism in compounds in the intestinal track of individuals with autism. This new finding gives further evidence that autism is a combination of genetic and environmental factors. It will be interesting to see how these research finds and future studies will shine more light on the causation of autism and whether or not the possibility exists that blood tests can accurately diagnose autism spectrum disorders.

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