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... he had a normal 32 at an accreditted CF facility, yet genetic blood testing revealed CF. ... (9 replies)
... ambry or qwest. These test for hundreds of gene mutations. ... (5 replies)
... I don't understand why an accredditted CF facility like the one you went to would treat you and your child with such disregard. ... (9 replies)

... Being new to all of this, I think I struggle when I see the difference in sweat test results For Eg; My son was a 53 which is border line while another was 107 My son has come back with a diagnosis since having genetic testing but I was hoping someone could explain to me the huge difference in sweat test scores resulting in the same illness It baffles me (9 replies)
... My 4 year old grandson was just tested with the sweat test at Phoenix Children's Hospital and the results were 107...which resulted in Cystic Fibrosis. ... (9 replies)
... Checked the list of CF clinics and Kosair Children's is listed as an accreditted CF facility. ... (6 replies)
... Our family would like to share a little information that may help others only at the stage of worrying about whether their child faces a CF diagnosis. ... (1 replies)
... a sweat test can show NORMAL results, yet the person can still have CF. ... (8 replies)
... Being that DS had a normal 32 for his sweat test, yet blood tests showed positive for CF, I'm not a fan. Sweat tests are GREAT for indicating CF if they're high, but there tend to be a lot of false negatives. ... (18 replies)
... The test would be done on the child. A sweat test used to be the gold standard, but it's not the case anymore. My child has cf and had a normal sweat test result. ... (4 replies)
... however, there are over 1500 cf mutations and if they only tested for 97, there is a chance that your child could very well have CF. The sweat test CAN be a good tool for inexpensive and early detection of CF IF it is properly adminstrated. But it is no longer considered the gold standard. ... (1 replies)
... Ambry, Quest and Mayo all I believe test for over 1400 mutations, with deletions. I know of several people who in trying to rule out CF had nasal differential tests. ... (18 replies)
... She is continously sick with resp. infections and has some pretty crazy BM's. Her sweat chloride was 10 on one arm and 14 on the other arm. I was shocked....however they told me without a doubt no CF...but they didn't do any bloodwork. ... (9 replies)
... In my experience with my children the genetic testing is more reliable. My children have been going through CF testing for three years. Both kids came back borderline on two sweat tests each. Doctor had us have genetic testing done on both. ... (1 replies)
... My daughter had a sweat test of 46 and is going to a CF center for a follow up. I'm not sure what kind of test they're doing, but they said that the first test didn't test the chloride and they're drawing blood. ... (1 replies)
Sweat Test
May 17, 2005
... I wasn't really given any special instructions for the sweat test except that my daughter be well hydrated. I was cautioned that if she had vomitting or diarrhea that the test would need to be rescheduled. ... (2 replies)
... after treating my son for 7 years for CF it turns out he has not got Cf, what they said about not finding the cf gene was that unless he had one of the common ones it is possible that he had a rare one and so they were happy to treat him as a cf patient. ... (10 replies)
... That being said, I have an 8 year old son that was not prescreened at birth. We found out in 2011 that both my husband and I are both carriers of the CF gene. That terrified us because like you, our son had pneumonia 3 times before his 3rd birthday. The first time he got it he was 8 weeks old! ... (1 replies)
... only tested the most common mutations and it was positive for CF. His sweat test was a normal 32. ... (7 replies)
... Hopefully you'll be referred to an accreditted CF center. They should be doing blood tests for vitamin levels, liver function. If he's pancreatic insufficient, he'll probably be prescribed digestive enzymes. ... (9 replies)

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