Tests could include:
- History and Physical Exam
- Francisella Tularensis Antibody Measurement
- Francisella Tularensis Antigen Assay
- Differential White Blood Cell Count
- Blood Culture
- Sputum Culture
- Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
- Polymerase Chain Reaction Analysis
- Complete Blood Count (CBC) Test
- Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay
A white blood cell (WBC) count measures the number of white blood cells in your blood. A WBC differential determines the percentage of each type of white blood cell present in your blood. A differential can also detect immature white blood cells o...
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...
ELISA, or EIA, is an acronym for enzyme-linked immuno assay. ELISA is a test that detects and measures antibodies in your blood. This test can be used to determine if you have antibodies that are related to certain infectious conditions. Antibodie...
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...