TITLE

Sweat testing in newborns positive to neonatal screening for cystic fibrosis

AUTHOR(S)
Taccetti, G.; Festini, F.; Braccini, G.; Campana, S.; De Martino, M.
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Sep2004, Vol. 89 Issue 5, pF463
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Sweat chloride concentrations above 40 mmol/l are unusual in newborns screened for cystic fibrosis and should be followed up. Centiles of sweat chloride concentrations in newborns positive to cystic fibrosis neonatal screening are presented. There are not significant correlations between age at sweat testing and sweat chloride concentration or quantity of sweat collected.
ACCESSION #
14434661

 

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