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Volume 2003, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • E-ISSN: 2227-0426

Abstract

Single-breath diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide (DLCO-sb). This test is also sometimes referred to as the Transfer Factor for Carbon Monoxide. It reflects the ability of the lung to transfer gas across the alveolar / capillary interface.

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