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Screening for Multiple Sclerosis
The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are administered to people without current symptoms, but who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.
There are no current screening guidelines for multiple sclerosis.
Multiple sclerosis (MS). EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated May 6, 2015. Accessed September 29, 2015.
NINDS multiple sclerosis information page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke website. Available at: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/multiple%5Fsclerosis/multiple%5Fsclerosis.htm. Updated July 17, 2015. Accessed September 29, 2015.
What is MS? National Multiple Sclerosis Society website. Available at: http://www.nationalmssociety.org/What-is-MS. Accessed September 29, 2015.
- Reviewer: Rimas Lukas, MD
- Review Date: 09/2015
- Update Date: 09/17/2014