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Cystic Fibrosis tests
Cystic Fibrosis

Tests could include:

  • Chest X-Ray
  • Lung Function Tests
  • Sweat Chloride Test
  • History and Physical Exam
  • Cystic fibrosis respiratory culture
  • Lung Volume Test
  • Spirometry
  • Peak expiratory flow rate measurement
  • Genetic Testing for Cystic Fibrosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis Stool Examination
  • Sputum Culture
  • Prenatal Testing
  • 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.
  • 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 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 sputum culture helps lab technicians find the bacteria or fungi that might be making you sick. Find out what it's used for and what to expect.
  • Sputum is the liquid that comes from your respiratory tract when you cough. Learn about what happens if your doctor orders a sputum culture.
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