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Clinical Biochemistry

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Chloride (Sweat)

Also known as: Cl-

Specimen requirements

Sample type: Sweat (PCR tube)

Collection requirements: Specimen should be received in a capped PCR tube and processed within 72 hours of collection.


Price on application

Turnaround time

Please see Turnaround times

Analytical method

Coulometry - Enzymatic - Cholesterol Esterase and Cholesterol Oxidase

Analysis undertaken at these site(s)

John Radcliffe Hospital

Reference intervals

Please visit:

Guidelines for the Performance of the Sweat Test for the Investigation of Cystic Fibrosis

Last reviewed:17 June 2024