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Screening for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
by Ricker Polsdorfer, MD
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
There are no current screening tests or screening guidelines specific to IBS.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.... Updated March 17, 2017. Accessed May 25, 2017.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Merck Manual Professional Version website. Available at:
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Updated April 2016. Accessed May 25, 2017.
Last reviewed May 2017 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Daus Mahnke, MD
Last Updated: 12/20/2014
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