Pulmonary Function Tests Lab

Pulmonary Function Tests Lab

The University of Louisville Pulmonary Care & Performance Laboratory opened July 2008 and is located in the U of L Health Care Outpatient Center. This lab features state-of-the art pulmonary equipment and offers a wide variety of respiratory services.

Pulmonary Function Lab

Included are a complete range of Pulmonary Function Tests and Functional Capacity testing such as six minute walk, ambulatory oximetry testing with oxygen titration and over night oximetry studies.

Also available are nebulized breathing treatments, methacholine challenge testing, one-on-one patient education and much more.

Our Pulmonary Function and Diagnostic Laboratory follows American Thoracic Society guidelines for all procedures and prides itself on its efficiency, professionalism and quality of care.

How We Can Help Your Patients

The Pulmonary Function and Diagnostic Lab can assist with the diagnosis and treatment of your patients. Some of the most commonly performed testing panels include:

COPD

  • Complete Pulmonary Function Testing

  • 6-Minute Walk Test

  • Sputum Induction & Microbiology

  • Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide

  • BODE index

Interstitial Lung Disease

  • Complete Pulmonary Function Testing

  • 6-Minute Walk Test

  • Cardio Pulmonary Exercise Stress Test

Asthma

  • Complete Pulmonary Function Testing

  • Methacholine Challenge Test

  • Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide

  • Exercise Induced Bronchoconstriction

  • Asthma Control Test (ACT)

 

Chronic Cough

  • Complete Pulmonary Function Testing

  • Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide

  • Methacholine Challenge Test

  • 24 hr. Pulse Oximetry Study

Dyspnea/Shortness of Breath

  • Complete Pulmonary Function Testing

  • Cardio Pulmonary Exercise Stress Test

  • 6-Minute Walk Test

  • Multiple Pulse Oximetry Test with Oxygen Titration

Sleep Disorders Screening

  • Overnight Oximetry Study

  • Epworth Sleepiness Scale Questionnaire

 

The laboratory also provides a full range of testing and services that include:

  • Arterial Blood Gas Analysis

  • Maximal inspiratory/expiratory pressures

  • Nebulizer Treatments

  • Asthma/COPD education

Download HCOC PFT Order Form [PDF]

For more information of the U of L Pulmonary Care & Performance Laboratory, please call 502-855-7856, or by downloading our order form and faxing it to 502-813-6389.