Getting a cystic fibrosis diagnosis early in life can really improve a person’s quality of life, as well as their life expectancy. But, how does cystic fibrosis testing work? At the Pulmonary Associates of Tampa Bay, our pulmonary specialists rely on 6 different diagnostic tests for cystic fibrosis. Read more to find discover how we get a cystic fibrosis diagnosis.
Today, most children are tested for cystic fibrosis by the time they're one month old. But, for those of us who were not screened at a young age, it’s especially important to recognize the signs and symptoms of cystic fibrosis. If you think that you or someone you know may be suffering from cystic fibrosis, here are some of the signs and symptoms to look out for, as well as some information on the condition.