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Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis tests
Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis

Tests could include:

  • Bronchoalveolar Lavage
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chest X-Ray
  • History and Physical Exam
  • Respiratory System Examination
  • Lung Function Tests
  • Biopsy of Lung
  • Peak expiratory flow rate measurement
  • Spirometry
  • High Resolution Computed Tomography (HRCT) of Lungs
  • Lung Volume Test
  • Diagnostic bronchoscopy
  • Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Test
  • Surfactant Associated Protein B Measurement
  • Surfactant Associated Protein A Measurement
  • CT of Chest
  • Biopsy
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
  • Endoscopy
  • X-Ray
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