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Sweat Chloride
 

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Tube type: Blank

Special instructions
Macroduct Sweat sample.

Interpretation
<40 (or <30 if <6 months old): Negative: Low probability of CF.
40-60 (or 30-60 if <6 months old): Intermediate: Suggestive of but not diagnostic of CF.
>60 Positive: Supports the diagnosis of CF.

Units
mmol/L

Turnaround Time
1 day

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Diagnosis of cystic fibrosis.

 
 

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