cystic fibrosis

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dad081669
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Date Joined Sep 2006
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   Posted 9/30/2006 12:10 PM (GMT -6)   
my 4year old just had two sweat test done and both were positive.we now have to wait 4-6 weeks for a genetic test to come back.my question is can a person have two positive sweat test and not have cystic fibrous. the only thing i know is the sweat test number was 52.thank you all for anything you can tell me. scared dad.

momof3boys1girl
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Date Joined Apr 2006
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   Posted 9/30/2006 1:27 PM (GMT -6)   

First of all did you have the sweat test done at an accredited cf center? Second of all I am pretty sure that a sweat test with 52 as the result is considered borderline and not necessarily positive. This is my understanding of the sweat test:

40 or less = negative for cf

40 to 60 = borderline

Greater than 60 = positive for cf

Hope this helps!
 
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