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.
There are no screening tests or screening guidelines available for pneumonia. Pneumonia is usually diagnosed when symptoms arise.
- Reviewer: David L. Horn, MD, FACP
- Review Date: 05/2015 -
- Update Date: 05/20/2015 -