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Anthrax tests
Anthrax

Tests could include:

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Culture
  • History and Physical Exam
  • Gram Stain Microscopy
  • Anthrax serology
  • Bacillus anthracis antibody assay
  • Bacillus anthracis culture
  • Polymerase chain reaction for Bacillus anthracis
  • Blood Culture
  • Chest X-Ray
  • Bacterial Culture
  • Biopsy
  • Direct fluorescent antibody assay for Bacillus anthracis
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Lung Function Tests
  • CT of Chest
  • Spinal tap for diagnosis
  • X-Ray
  • A blood culture is a test that your doctor will order if you're showing signs of a blood infection. Learn how to prepare for this test and what to expect.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body. When focused on the chest, it can help spot abnormalities or diseases of the airways, blood vessels, bones, and heart.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Test and diagnose prostate cancer with a prostate biopsy, a urinanalysis, a digital rectal examination or a physical exam. Learn more!
    Source:HLCMS
  • Your doctor may find they need a sample of your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of tissue or cells is called a biopsy.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Suspicious of a mole, freckle or spot on your skin? Read about tests to expect during a visit with your doctor.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A skin lesion biopsy is a simple medical procedure in which a sample of your skin is removed and tested in a laboratory.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pulmonary function tests (PFTs) are a group of tests that measure how well your lungs work. PFTs are also known as spirometry or lung function tests.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An extremity X-ray is an X-ray image taken of your extremities (your arms, legs, hands, wrists, feet, ankles, shoulders, knees, or hips). An X-ray is a form of radiation that passes through your body and exposes a piece of film, forming an image o...
    Source:HLCMS
  • An X-ray of your skeleton, or all the bones in your body, is known as a skeleton X-ray. Learn about the procedure and why it's used.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An X-ray is a common imaging test that can help your doctor view the inside of your body. Learn what it involves.
    Source:HLCMS
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