Which diagnostic studies are performed for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)?

Updated: Oct 31, 2019
  • Author: Stephanie L Baer, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Standard diagnostic studies for CAP include the following:

  • Chest radiography
  • Complete blood cell (CBC) count with differential
  • Serum blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and creatinine levels

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