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Screening for Multiple Sclerosis

Screening helps find and treat health problems early. Tests are given to people who don't have symptoms, but who may be at high risk for a health problem.
There aren't any screening guidelines or tests for MS.

References

Multiple sclerosis (MS). EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: https://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T116285/Multiple-sclerosis-MS. Updated July 23, 2018. Accessed September 26, 2018.
NINDS multiple sclerosis information page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke website. Available at: https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/All-Disorders/Multiple-Sclerosis-Information-Page. Accessed September 27, 2018.
What is MS? National Multiple Sclerosis Society website. Available at: http://www.nationalmssociety.org/What-is-MS. Accessed September 27, 2018.

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: EBSCO Medical Review Board Rimas Lukas, MD
  • Review Date: 09/2018