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Chloride, Sweat

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Sweat test, pilocarpine iontophoresis sweat test, sweat chloride.

Common Use:
To assist in diagnosing cystic fibrosis (CF).

Sweat collected by pilocarpine iontophoresis.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Ion-specific electrode or titration)

Conventional & SI UnitsInterpretation
Birth–6 mo
0–29 mEq/L or mmol/LNormal
30–59 mEq/L or mmol/LBorderline
Greater than 60 mEq/L or mmol/LConsistent with the diagnosis of CF
6 mo–adult
0–39 mEq/L or mmol/LNormal
40–59 mEq/L or mmol/LBorderline
Greater than 60 mEq/L or mmol/LConsistent with the diagnosis of CF

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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Chloride, Sweat." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425208/all/Chloride__Sweat.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Chloride, Sweat. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425208/all/Chloride__Sweat. Accessed April 19, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Chloride, Sweat. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425208/all/Chloride__Sweat
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Chloride, Sweat [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 19]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425208/all/Chloride__Sweat.
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