By RICK NAUERT PHD Senior News Editor
Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on March 26, 2012
Currently, physicians and medical scientists diagnose a child as possessing an autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by observing behavior patterns over the child’s first three years of life. New research from a Swedish University suggests advanced mass spectrometry can provide a rapid, inexpensive diagnostic method for ASD.