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COPD diagnostic test

Spirometry

2

Asthma diagnostic criteria

Spirometry
+ peak flow variability
/bronchodilator reversibility

(Fractional exhaled nitric oxide)

3

Intermittent claudication diagnostic test

Doppler US + Ankle-Brachial Pressure Index

4

Cauda Equina diagnostic test

Spinal MRI

5

Coeliac Disease Diagnostic test

Screening Bloods:
(Ig)A tissue transglutaminase antibody (tTGA) and total IgA
IgA EMA if not conclusive

Biopsy confirm. Must continue eating gluten until diagnosis confirmed

6

Multiple Sclerosis Diagnostic Criteria

McDonald Criteria

2 lesions,
disseminated in time and space
clinically suggested by history or demonstrable on MRI / positive CSF