The Asthma & Allergy Center (TAAC) West County is located on the campus of Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital in suburban St. Louis County. TAAC is a full service allergy-pulmonary facility that provides care for a broad range of adult and pediatric patients with allergic and immunologic diseases.
In addition to patients with allergic rhino-conjunctivitis, there is a significant focus on the care of patients with asthma. TAAC has a nurse educator available for both adult and pediatric asthmatics.
A complete pulmonary function laboratory is located within TAAC and offers not only full pulmonary function testing (PFT) but also exercise challenges, and bronchial inhalation challenges.
In addition to its focus on allergies and asthma, TAAC sees patient with chronic sinus disease. Rhinoscopic procedures are also available within the center. Finally, TAAC provides care for patients with adult or congenital immunodeficiencies, particularly common variable immunodeficiency syndrome. Infusions of IVIG or other immunomodulatory agents are available at this location.