Spirometry is a type of breathing test to help assess whether the lungs are blowing out air appropriately. Children as young as 5 years up to adults can do the test. The test is simple, reliable and the results are readily available.
Spirometry is an important tool that can help allergists assess the severity of respiratory conditions and help tailor the right course of treatment.
(Information only; not intended to replace medical advice; adapted from AAAAI)