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How To Diagnosis Infectious Diseases


Infectious diseases are common in every part of this world. Some tips regarding this disease are given below, which will help you in coming future.

Step 1

Often, in infectious diseases diagnosis, it is very important to find out the causative agent. Various infectious diseases have various types of causative agents. Finding out this agent will help us in medication and proper procedure to get along with the curability of the disease. So diagnosis therefore, plays a huge role in the medical science of infectious diseases. Infectious diseases diagnosis is possible in numerous ways. It is the most practiced technique in medical science to initially make out the disease via the symptoms that are visible or sensible to the doctors. Then based on these symptoms, proper diagnosis is done and the confirmation is made based on the results of the diagnostic tests.

Step 2

One important way for infectious diseases diagnosis is doing the blood test. A blood test generally composes of investigating various factors that lies within the blood of the people. For example Chicken Pox can be determined like any other infectious diseases based on the blood test. Each and every blood test has its own name based on the results the doctors are looking for, or the method applied for conducting the tests etc. A microscope is generally used.

Step 3

Sputum test can also help the doctors in infectious diseases diagnosis especially in the mouth or the throat region of the human body. The sputum might contain the causative agent. For example, Tuberculosis can be detected based on the sputum test of the affected individual. Generally, a microscope is used in order to detect the causative agent.

Step 4

Urine test is often prescribed by doctors for infectious diseases diagnosis of the abdominal region. Various organs like the kidney, liver, the stomach, the small and large intestines, and various associative organs fall under this category. Hence, a doctor generally recommends a urine test in order to confirm or negate his suspicion about the causative agent and hence the infectious disease diagnosis.

Step 5

Microscopy has played a very vital role and still is one of the most crucial devices for infectious disease diagnosis. Various types of microscopes like Compound, simple and electron microscopes are used in today’s world. But generally, a powerful compound microscope is enough for the item that is being observed, to be enlarged, and hence seen. Pathologists and other medically important professionals make use of these microscopes.


Generally, the blood tests that are done are biochemical in nature. The presence of the causative agent can also be seen and thus, it is very crucial for infectious diseases diagnosis. Even the count of the various blood elements can be useful in such cases. The blood sample is collected and then it is observed under the microscope for further tests.

Additional tip

The results of the infectious disease diagnosis might take hours or even days. It actually depends on the time and the procedure involved in performing these tests perfectly. After the reports come in, doctors are consulted and based on the reports the doctor starts his or her treatment as medical science indicates.

By AJ, published at 03/21/2012
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