Screening for Narcolepsy

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

Screening Tests or Guidelines

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

References:

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute website. Available at: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ .

Textbook of Clinical Neurology . W.B. Saunders Company; 1999.



Last reviewed February 2007 by Edward R. Rosick, DO, MPH, MS

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