Table 1 — The Patient’s Medical Workup1

Prior medical hospitalization

• CBC
• Comprehensive metabolic panel
• Blood cultures
• Urinalysis
• Respiratory viral panel
• Throat culture
• Chest x-ray
• ECG

During medical hospitalization

• Serial troponin tests
• Electrocardiogram
• Transthoracic/transesophageal echocardiogram
• Cardiology consult
• Chest x-ray
• Pulmonary angiogram
• CT of the abdomen/pelvis
• Blood and urine cultures
• Serial CBCs with differential
• Eosinophil levels (elevated but not believed to be clinically significant)

CBC=complete blood count; ECG=electrocardiogram; CT=computed tomography Zuschlag ZD, et al. J Psychiatr Pract. 2016 Sep;22(5):410-5.