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.