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Screening for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

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

There are no current guidelines or tests to screen for GERD.

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: Daus Mahnke, MD
  • Review Date: 05/2015 -
  • Update Date: 05/20/2015 -
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