very confused can someone help please?

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   Posted 4/27/2006 10:46 AM (GMT -6)   
hello, hope everyone is doing ok. Well im totally lost. i just got my results back from my 3rd sweat test. the previous readings were 58 and 59 well now its 38. how can this be? what does it mean? does this mean i am Cf free?

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   Posted 4/27/2006 7:11 PM (GMT -6)   
All I can say is that there is a such thing as a falso negative, but not a false positive. If I were you, I would also get a DNA test done as well. A DNA test is 100% accurate, while sometimes sweat tests are not. Are you getting these testa done at an accredited CF centre? CF centres are more accurate then a regular doctor. There are know cases of CF where sweat tests came back normal.
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