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Table 2 The results of all subtests of SLTA

From: Longitudinal study of primary progressive aphasia in a patient with pathologically diagnosed Alzheimer’s disease: a case report

Subtest Baseline 6 months after baseline 1 year after baseline 2 years after baseline
(1) Auditory comprehension of words (to point at pictures) (out of 10) 10 10 10 10
(2) Auditory comprehension of short sentences (to point at pictures) (out of 10) 9 10 7 7
(3) Auditory comprehension (to obey verbal commands) (out of 10) 10 7 4 0
(4) Auditory comprehension (to point at Kana letters) (out of 10) 9 10 10 10
(5) Naming (out of 20) 14 12 10 4
(6) Word repetition (out of 10) 10 10 10 10
(7) Verbal explanation of behavior of persons and movement of others in pictures (out of 10) 10 9 6 5
(8) Verbal explanation of Manga (one to six stages) 4 4 5 1
(9) Sentence repetition (out of 5) 3 3 2 2
(10) Verbal fluency (number of words) 8 3 2 2
(11) Reading aloud Kanji words (out of 5) 5 5 5 3
(12) Reading aloud Kana letters (out of 10) 10 10 10 10
(13) Reading aloud Kana words (out of 5) 5 5 5 5
(14) Reading aloud short sentences
(out of 5)
5 5 5 3
(15) Reading comprehension of Kanji words (to point at pictures) (out of 10) 10 10 10 10
(16) Reading comprehension of Kana words (to point at pictures) (out of 10) 10 10 10 10
(17) Reading comprehension of short sentences (to point at pictures) (out of 10) 10 9 10 6
(18) Reading comprehension (to obey written commands) (out of 10) 10 5 7 0
(19) Writing words with Kanji (to represent pictures) (out of 5) 1 0 0 0
(20) Writing words with Kana (to represent pictures) (out of 5) 4 3 1 0
(21) Writing explanation of Manga (one to six stages) 3 1 1 N/A
(22) Dictation of Kana letters (out of 10) 10 6 6 0
(23) Dictation of Kanji words (out of 5) 3 2 1 1
(24) Dictation of Kana words (out of 5) 3 1 0 N/A
(25) Dictation of short sentences (out of 5) 4 1 0 N/A
(26) Four arithmetic operations on paper (out of 20) 11 6 6 2
  1. SLTA Japanese Standard Language Test of Aphasia, N/A the patient could not perform the task