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Olfactory screening of Parkinson's Disease patients and healthy subjects in China and Germany: A study of cross-cultural adaptation of the Sniffin' Sticks 12-identification test.

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Summary of "Olfactory screening of Parkinson's Disease patients and healthy subjects in China and Germany: A study of cross-cultural adaptation of the Sniffin' Sticks 12-identification test."

Olfactory testing is a useful tool in the differential diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease (PD). Although fast and easy to use, the high intercultural variability of odor detection limits the world-wide use of the most common test sets.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0224331

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