TITLE

Sweat testing in CF

AUTHOR(S)
Naehrlich, Lutz
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Thorax;May2007, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p462
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
A letter to the editor is presented discussing a study on the role of sweat testing in the diagnosis of cystic fibrosis.
ACCESSION #
25142226

 

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