Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis - Diagnosis

To diagnose hypersensitivity pneumonitis, your doctor will collect your medical history, assess exposure history to possible causative substances, perform a physical exam, and possibly order diagnostic tests and procedures such as: blood tests, bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), computed tomography (CT), inhalation challenge tests, lung biopsies, lung function tests, precipitin tests, or chest x-rays.

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  • SourceUrl: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/subscribe/4384
  • Syndication ID: 14612
  • Language: English
  • Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • Date Content Published: Friday, May 27, 2016 at 12:00 PM
  • Date Syndication Captured: Friday, June 03, 2016 at 06:48 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Sunday, December 05, 2021 at 12:45 AM
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