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Table 3 Comparison of NFT scores from the two protocols

From: Re-examining tau-immunoreactive pathology in the population: granulovacuolar degeneration and neurofibrillary tangles

  CERAD protocol NFT score
Tau-IR NFT scorea No Mild Moderate Severe
No 2 (67) 8 (17) 4 (5) 2 (3)
Mild 1 (33) 31 (67) 26 (32) 3 (4)
Moderate 0 (0) 7 (15) 40 (49) 27 (34)
Severe 0 (0) 0 (0) 11 (14) 48 (60)
  1. Data presented as n (%). One score for NFT was marked as missing, and therefore data are for cases which did have CERAD NFT scores (n = 210)
  2. aFrom the modified protocol
  3. CERAD Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer disease, IR immunoreactive, NFT neurofibrillary tangles