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If CF could you pass the blood screening and not the sweat test?

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Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
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In brief: Yes

Depending on what "blood screening" you are referring to, overall, the answer is yes.
A screening test is designed to pick up most cases of a disease, but some do fail to be picked up. The sweat chloride test is considered the gold standard test for cf.

In brief: Yes

Depending on what "blood screening" you are referring to, overall, the answer is yes.
A screening test is designed to pick up most cases of a disease, but some do fail to be picked up. The sweat chloride test is considered the gold standard test for cf.
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