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SWEAT
SWEAT ANALYSIS

Test Code SWEAT 
Test SWEAT ANALYSIS 
Methodology Wescor Macroduct, Chloridometer Titration Method. 
Description Useful in the assistance of the diagnosis of Cystic Fibrosis.

Sweat production is induced by an iontophoresis procedure and the chloride concentration is quantitated by mercuric titration.
Minimun age for testing is 48 hours. 

Specimen Minimum sweat volume is 15ul from each collection site. 
Reference Values See below 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday, Wednesday and Friday (appointments must be scheduled by calling 662-2711). 
CPT Code(s) 82438  Chloride Sweat (x2 if appropriate)
89230  Iontophoresis Collection

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