Screening for Peptic Ulcer DiseaseEn Español (Spanish Version)
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 peptic ulcers.
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Last Reviewed March 2014