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Sweat Chloride Test

A sweat chloride test, also called a sweat test, is done to find out if a child has cystic fibrosis (CF).

Your child is having this test done because of symptoms that are sometimes seen in children who have cystic fibrosis.

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About Cystic Fibrosis

Description of the Test

Preparing Your Child for the Test

Additional Information

Last Updated: 04/2014