Pneumonia tests
Pneumonia

Tests could include:

  • Chest X-Ray
  • Complete Blood Count (CBC) Test
  • History and Physical Exam
  • Respiratory System Examination
  • Sputum Gram Stain
  • Sputum examination
  • Care by local physician (finding)
  • CT of Chest
  • Sputum Culture
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Gram Stain Microscopy
  • CBC with automated white cell differential
  • Bronchoalveolar Lavage
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Viral Culture
  • Legionella Antigen Assay
  • Urine Pneumococcal Antigen Test
  • Streptococcus Pneumoniae Antigen Assay
  • Streptococcus Pneumoniae Antibody Assay Test
  • Mycoplasma Pneumoniae DNA Assay Test
  • Pulse Oximetry
  • Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Test
  • X-Ray
  • 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, ...
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  • 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...
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  • The sputum Gram stain is a laboratory test ordered when a doctor suspects that a patient's respiratory symptoms may be caused by a bacterial infection. It is the most common preliminary test for pneumonia and other respiratory infections because i...
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  • 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.
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  • 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...
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  • A gastric emptying scan, also known as a gastric emptying study or test, is an exam that uses nuclear medicine to determine how fast food leaves the stomach.
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  • A kidney, ureter, and bladder (KUB) study is an X-ray procedure that assesses the organs of the urinary system and gastrointestinal system.
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  • An X-ray is a common imaging test that allows doctors to view the inside of your body without having to make an incision. X-rays are waves of electromagnetic radiation that are absorbed differently by different tissues. Bones absorb them well beca...
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  • 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...
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  • The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles and tendons that help stabilize the shoulder and aid in movement. Rotator cuff strains or tears are caused by overuse or acute injury. Repetitive lifting can put you at risk.
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