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Screening for Narcolepsy

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The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are usually given to people without current symptoms, but who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.

At this time, there are no screening tests or screening guidelines for the early detection of narcolepsy .

Revision Information

  • Narcolepsy. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed . Updated March 6, 2013. Accessed June 3, 2013.

  • What is narcolepsy? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. National Institutes of Health website. Available at: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/nar/nar%5Fwhat.html . Updated November 1, 2010. Accessed June 3, 2013.