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... had a sweat test done about a month ago. She had it done because of numorous bouts of pneumonia in a year and inability to gain weight properly. That test came back borderline, so she had a second one done two weeks ago. The second one was done at a CF care center. That one also came back borderline. ... (4 replies)
... I to have a daughter with elevated sweat chloride results and no known genes. She has classic CF signs and was diagnosed years ago despite her very shy genes. ... (10 replies)
... Everything I read is so negative and seems to say that even borderline test results indicate CF... what's the point in having borderline if the end result is positive? ... (1 replies)

... one after he was born and another at the hospital where he has surgery because they didn't think the genetic test was done prior to his being transferred. We had to wait about 5 days for the test results, which indicated CF. ... (4 replies)
... 0-40 is considered normal, 40-60 borderline and 60-100+ is considered positive for CF. The problem is that while a high number is a definate for CF, it's doesn't necessarily mean that a lower number isn't CF. My child is a prime example -- he had a normal 32 at an accreditted CF facility, yet genetic blood testing revealed CF. There are over 1500 genetic mutations for cf... (9 replies)
... Addressing your question...could the sweat test be wrong. I can say this, if the infant or child does not sweat very much during testing, its possible there could be borderline results or even negative. ... (2 replies)
... I don't know if its changed but 40-60 used to be borderline which means your daughter's test(s?) were borderline. Also if she is on steroids(prelone,orapred) that can lower the sweat test results (32 replies)
... Well we went to the ENT today. She is doing well post surgery. But I did get to see her actual Sweat Test results and they shocked me. She was actually borderline at 55. ... (20 replies)
... my son has sweat test result of 55 and being retested at sick kids hospital on tues,but weird thing is has had symptoms since birth -diagnosed with cyclic vomiting when doc couldnt figure it would be anything else-will post next week when we have results -his age is 15 (4 replies)
... a blood test in addition to the sweat test. We had to wait almost a week for the test results 'cuz they were sent to a major testing facility. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Perry, It was super to hear from you. I often feel like I am alone. I hate for anyone to have to deal with CF, but it is nice to "talk" to others. First of all, if your son has ANY symptoms, he should be tested. The polymorphisms and variants are inherited like the mutations. Infact, my two daughters each got something different from me, and both are diagnosed with CF.... (83 replies)
... active lifestyle adjustments I could make to lessen the likeleness or severity of these infections in light of these test results. ... (83 replies)
... By all means, have the sweat test and if you have any results near 4Oyou should send his blood to AMBRY to the genetic test. ... (4 replies)
... My sons DR is working completely opposite of yours but with the same resulting frustrations, he had 2 sweat test both came back borderline, he is scheduled for dna testing to begin next week. ... (10 replies)
... My son is 3 and has had 4 sweat test and the pulminologist called with his last reults and said our son has cf he suspects its a mild case? ... (6 replies)
... it was also borderline and almost identical to the first. So they want me to schedule an appointment with a doctor there who will send me for some different tests. ... (10 replies)
... and they just called me with the results. It came back BORDERLINE so I have a retest scheduled for next week. This is getting more and more annoying! ... (10 replies)
... ght it's devastating to think of cf. We finally took my son to a cf clinic with a new doctor who's great. We are still trying to get a diagnosis because he had 2 borderline sweat tests and a negative genetic test. ... (14 replies)
... Both my daughters CF was diagnosed thru DNA however both were required to have a sweat test as well. ... (14 replies)
Susan Mann
Jun 5, 2003
... respiratory area. And after that, I want them to do one more sweat test. ... (12 replies)

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