Dementia Pathways. For Health & Social Care Professionals
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FBC, ESR, U&E, TFTs, Glucose, Lipids, Calcium & B12:

  • to detect co-morbid conditions such as anaemia due to B12 deficiency or renal disease
  • to exclude reversible causes (e.g. hypothyroidism).


Syphilis serology and HIV testing is not routinely recommended, unless patients are considered at risk.