Multiple sleep latency test (MSLT)

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Multiple sleep latency test (MSLT)

  • Day time sleep study, usually performed after an overnight sleep study
  • Used to diagnose sleep disorders such as narcolepsy
  • A series of five 35 minutes nap test set two hours apart
  • Measures how long it takes for a person to fall asleep, what types and stages of sleep