Asthma, Allergy and Immunology Evaluation

Asthma, allergy and immunology evaluations include a complete medical history, directed physical exam and appropriate testing. These tests may be part of your evaluation:

  • skin testing - prick method
  • pulmonary function tests
  • methacholine challenge (test for asthma)
  • selected blood tests
  • X-rays, including CAT scans
  • drug testing and challenges

Virginia Mason provides on-site laboratory and radiology services. On-site specialist referrals also are available, including pulmonary physicians and ear, nose and throat physicians. For out-of-town patients, a special effort is made to finish necessary testing and physician visits within the patient’s time constraints. For more information or to schedule an evaluation, call (206) 223-6173.