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Cartersville Medical Center

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 or tests for multiple sclerosis.

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: Rimas Lukas, MD
  • Review Date: 09/2016 -
  • Update Date: 09/17/2014 -
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS). EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: Updated March 4, 2016. Accessed September 13, 2016.

  • NINDS multiple sclerosis information page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke website. Available at: Updated November 19, 2015. Accessed September 13, 2016.

  • What is MS? National Multiple Sclerosis Society website. Available at: Accessed September 13, 2016.

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