SWEAT TEST

Synonyms: Chloride, Sweat
Computer Code: (SWCL)
Specimen Collection: Call AMC Cystic Fibrosis Center at 262-6880 to schedule an appointment for specimen collection.
Minimum Volume: 75 mg
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Not applicable.
Reference Values: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 2017 Guidelines: Normal: Less than 30 mEq/L Intermediate: 30-59 mEq/L Elevated: Greater than 59 mEq/L
Lab Code: CC
Requisition: FLD/ FCL
Test Frequency: Mon & Wed other days by request
Routine TAT: 4 hrs
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 82438
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII