The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are usually given to people who do not have 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 shingles.
- Reviewer: Peter Lucas, MD; Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 05/2013 -
- Update Date: 05/11/2013 -