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Average ER Wait Times

JFK Medical Center - Main Campus

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JFK Emergency Services in Boynton Beach

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JFK Emergency Services in Palm Beach Gardens

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JFK Medical Center - North Campus

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Screening for Shingles

The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are given to people who do not have current symptoms, but who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.

There are no current screening tests or screening guidelines for the early detection of shingles.

Revision Information

  • Herpes zoster. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated May 20, 2013. Accessed May 30, 2013.

  • NINDS shingles information page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke website. Available at: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/shingles/shingles.htm. Updated January 10, 2013. Accessed May 30, 2013.

  • Shingles. The American Academy of Dermatology website. Available at: https://www.aad.org/public/diseases/contagious-skin-diseases/shingles. Accessed May 30, 2013.