Buxco Pulmonary Function Test

The most comprehensive assessment of lung function


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Produce translatable results with methods similar to those used in humans

  • Flexibility to perform tests on spontaneously breathing or ventilated, anesthetized animals ranging in size from mouse to primate
  • Save time with the ability to perform a series of tests in minutes and view results immediately
  • Available tests include
    » Boyle’s Law Functional Residual Capacity (FRC)
    » Fast Flow Volume
    » Quasistatic Pressure Volume
    » Resistance and Compliance



Marcos V, Zhou-Suckow Z, Yildirim A, Bohla A, Hector A, Vitkov L, Krautgartner W, Stoiber W, Griese M, Eickelberg O, Mall M, Hartl D. “Free DNA in Cystic Fibrosis Airway Fluids Correlates with Airflow Obstruction.” Mediators of Inflammation. 2015.

     Pulmonary Function Testing articles      
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Radhakrishnan S, Palaniyandi S, Mueller G, Miklos S, Hager M, Spacenko E, Karlsson F, Huber E, Kittan N, Hildebrandt G. “Preventive Azithromycin Treatment Reduces Noninfectious Lung Injury and Acute Graft-versus-Host Disease in a Murine Model of Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.” Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 2015;21:30-38.

Kamiide Y, Inomata N, Furuya M, Yada T. “Ghrelin ameliorates catabolic conditions and respiratory dysfunction in a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease model of chronic cigarette smoke-exposed rats.” European Journal of Pharmacology. 2015;755:88-94.

Wan Y, Huang Z, Jing K, Li J, Wang Y, Xu C, Chen J, Zheng Y. “Azithromycin Attenuates Pulmonary Inflammation and Emphysema in Smoking-Induced COPD Model in Rats.” Respiratory Care. 2015;60(1):128-134.