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Blood Test Information

Sweat Conductivity

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Special instructions
Macroduct Sweat sample.

<50 (NaCl equivalent):Unlikely to be associated with CF.
50-90 (NaCl equivalent):Intermediate value, suggest further investigations.
>90 (NaCl equivalent):Supports a diagnosis of CF.
Contact Laboratory before requesting


Turnaround Time
1 day

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Please note: This is NOT a sweat chloride result. Sweat conductivity is NOT a diagnostic test for cystic fibrosi (CF).


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