Which diagnostic tests are performed in the ED when pneumonia is suspected in immunocompromised patients?

Updated: Jan 07, 2019
  • Author: Julie B Zhao, MD; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Diagnostic measures including:

  • Basic bloodwork
  • Sputum Gram stain and cultures
  • Serologies including serum and urine antigen
  • Imaging including radiography and CT
  • Blood cultures

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