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A multidisciplinary group (representing various professional bodies and supported by the Cystic Fibrosis Trust) has developed evidence-based guidelines for the performance of the sweat test in the UK. The guidelines cover patient information, subject suitability, sweat collection, sweat analysis, quality, interpretation of results, and responsibility for(More)
BACKGROUND Evolving diagnostic criteria for cystic fibrosis, broadening of the populations being tested and the need to interpret intermediate sweat test results have imposed a much greater need to standardize the collection and analysis of sweat. AIM To identify variations in sweat testing in New Zealand laboratories and compare these with guidelines(More)
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