Sweat Chloride

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: SWEAT MCHM

Specimen Type: Sweat

Tube Type: Sweat container

Collection Volume: 0.03 mL sweat by iontophoresis

Cause for rejection: Insufficient sample for testing

Storage: Ambient

Availability: Sun-Fri (0900-1100)

Methodology: Pilocarpine Iontophoresis assayed by Lab Conco Digital Chloridometer

Special Instructions: See information under Iontophoresis" for collection instructions. Lab will order this test if a sufficient amount of sweat is collected."

For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within the Hospital at the Akron campus.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8417

TAT: 1 hour

Additional Info: Reference range: 0-29 mEq/L

CPT Code: 82438

Synonyms: Cystic Fibrosis Sweat Test; Pilocarpine Ionto

Requisition Form
View and print a requisition form for this test

Bookmark and Share

Developments Developments
Sign up for enewsletter
Get involved Get involved
Discover ways to support Akron Children's
Contact Us

330-543-1000 (operator)

(8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)


find a location
Find a location Type the first 3-5 letters of a specialty, service or location:
Or, view: a map, a list of all locations, locations by city or locations near me.
find a doctor
Find a doctor Type the first 3-5 letters of the name, location or specialty:
Or, view a list of all doctors by name, location and specialty.