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What is the name of the child's test for cystic fibrosis?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
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In brief: Sweat Chloride Test

There are several tests including newborn screening.
The sweat test is considered the most common screening test for children. It is highly accurate if performed correctly and if there is adequate sweat collected.

In brief: Sweat Chloride Test

There are several tests including newborn screening.
The sweat test is considered the most common screening test for children. It is highly accurate if performed correctly and if there is adequate sweat collected.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: Sweat Test

There is genetic testing testing analyzing dna, but you are probably thinking of a "sweat chloride test".
In kids with cf, this chemical test of stimulated sweat is elevated.

In brief: Sweat Test

There is genetic testing testing analyzing dna, but you are probably thinking of a "sweat chloride test".
In kids with cf, this chemical test of stimulated sweat is elevated.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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