Pulmonary function tests at UCSF

Definition
A physiological assay used to measure the ability of the lungs take in and release air and the ability to move gases such as oxygen from the atmosphere into the body's circulation.
Synonyms
Lung function tests, PFT
Categories
→ Pulmonary function tests
Subcategories
Body plethysmography, Exercise stress tests, Spirometry
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Mission Bay

Sandler Center Mouse Lung Physiology and Morphology Core

Mission Bay
Contact: Xiaozhu Huang 415-514-4272 Xiaozhu.Huang@ucsf.edu

  • Asthmatic Readouts: Lung function analysis: airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) measurement
  • Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL): total and differential cell count