Letters Suspected early dementia

Test for HIV and syphilis too in suspected early dementia

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d8213 (Published 04 January 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:d8213
  1. Andy I M Hoepelman, head1
  1. 1Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University Medical Centre, PO Box 85500, F02.126, 3508 GA Utrecht, Netherlands
  1. i.m.hoepelman{at}umcutrecht.nl

I noticed that tests for HIV and syphilis were not mentioned in the routine investigation of suspected early dementia,1 so I looked up the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence guidelines: …

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