Which supplemental tests may be indicated in the workup of cystic fibrosis (CF)?

Updated: Oct 22, 2019
  • Author: Girish D Sharma, MD, FCCP, FAAP; Chief Editor: Kenan Haver, MD  more...
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Answer

Additional tests that may be warranted are as follows:

  • Genotyping

  • Nasal potential difference measurement

  • Pulmonary function testing

  • Bronchoalveolar lavage

  • Sputum microbiology

  • Immunoreactive trypsinogen

See Workup for more detail.


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