Diagnosis of Children & Adults | LHSC - sweat test in adults

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Sweat (Chloride) Test for Adult Cystic Fibrosis | Stanford Health Care sweat test in adults


The sweat electrolyte test finds out how much sodium and chloride you have in For children and adults, a chloride level of 39 mmol/L or less.

A test to measure the amount of chloride in the sweat.​ The skin is stimulated to sweat with a mild electric current, which does not cause pain or harm your child.​ Higher than normal amounts of chloride may suggest cystic fibrosis.

In order to determine whether a high proportion of adults with pulmonary diseases have sweat chloride concentrations in the range usually considered.