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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.

Cost

Price on application

Turnaround time

Please see Turnaround times

Analytical method

Coulometry

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