Specific Agent Challenge

Bronchial challenge testing may be done with different agents that are in your environment and/or workplace.

  

Performing the Test

  1. Specifc Agent Challenge
    You may do this test by performing pulmonary function tests of spirometry or lung volumes and spirometry.
  2. You will be exposed to the agent in the environmental chamber.
  3. You will then do the pulmonary function test.
  4. You will continue repeating this procedure until the test is completed.
  5. You may have a laryngoscopy done at the end of the test.
  6. If required you will be given a bronchodilator treatment at the end of the test
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