Childhood Asthma tests
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Tests could include:
History and Physical Exam
Spirometry for bronchospasm with prolonged evaluation
Lung Volume Test
Peak expiratory flow rate measurement
Lung Function Tests
Bronchial Provocation Tests
CT of Chest
Sputum Eosinophil Count
Lung Diffusion Testing
A lung diffusion test is used to examine how your lungs are processing air. It can help your doctor determine how well your respiratory system is working.
Pulmonary Function Test
Pulmonary function tests (PFTs) are a group of tests that measure how well your lungs work. PFTs are also known as spirometry or lung function tests.
A chest X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the airways, blood vessels, bones, heart, and lungs.
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