Why It Is Done
The sweat test is done to help diagnose cystic fibrosis. It also may be used to test people with a Reference family history Opens New Window of cystic fibrosis and for anyone with symptoms of cystic fibrosis.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference June 15, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Susanna McColley, MD - Pediatric Pulmonology