Parrot Fever testsParrot Fever
Tests could include:
- History and Physical Exam
- Psittacosis antibody level (procedure)
- Chlamydia Pneumonia Antibody Test
- Chlamydia psittaci antigen assay (procedure)
- Chlamydia Psittaci Test
- Chest X-Ray
- CT of Chest
- Blood Culture
- Sputum Culture
- Bronchoscopy, rigid or flexible, including fluoroscopic guidance, when performed; with bronchial alveolar lavage
- Complete Blood Count (CBC) Test
- liver enzyme level Test
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, heart, ...
A blood culture is a fairly routine test that checks for bacteria, yeast, and other microorganisms in the blood. The test is relatively simple for the patient and involves a simple blood draw. A laboratory tests the blood sample and the results ar...
Sputum is the liquid substance that comes from your respiratory tract when you cough. It often consists of bacteria, cellular fragments, blood, and pus. Sputum samples helps diagnose bacterial infections in the respiratory system.
When you develop a respiratory tract infection or experience a lung-related disorder, a thick, mucus-like substance known as sputum is produced in the lungs. This sputum can make it hard to breathe, cause coughing, and harbor bacteria. If you expe...
A complete blood count, or CBC, is an easy and very common test that screens for certain disorders that can affect your health. A CBC measures several components of your blood and can help diagnose a broad range of conditions, from anemia and infe...