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Diffusing capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide (DLCO)

Diffusing capacity of the lungs for carbon monoxide (DLCO) is a medical test that determines how much oxygen travels from the alveoli of the lungs to the blood stream. Learn what DLCO is, how DLCO a good measure of lung disease severity, and why we use carbon monoxide instead of oxygen or carbon dioxide. Created by Amy Fan.