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Exams and Tests
The first step in diagnosing endocarditis is a review of your medical history and a physical exam.
As part of your medical history, your doctor will ask you:
As part of your physical exam, your doctor will check your body for signs of an infection. This includes:
Other tests may be needed to diagnose endocarditis. They include:
You may need other tests to identify complications of endocarditis. These tests may include:
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