The purpose of screening is to find and treat diseases early. They are given to people who may be at high risk, but who don’t have problems.
There are no current screening guidelines and tests for CFS.
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Last reviewed December 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review Board
Marcin Chwistek, MD
Last Updated: 2/8/2019