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Mannitol bronchial challenge test

Asthma treatment monitoring

 

Asthma symptom induction test using Mannitol, carried out in people with severe bronchial hyperreactivity, helps to monitor patients with bronchial asthma for disease staging and treatment titration,

During the examination, the examinee inhales a successively increasing amount of Mannitol and with the spirometry the corresponding FEV1 values are obtained, which decreases in sensitive individuals.

 

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