Sweat Testing and Recent Advances


GÖKDEMİR Y. , KARADAĞ B. T.

FRONTIERS IN PEDIATRICS, cilt.9, 2021 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Derleme
  • Cilt numarası: 9
  • Basım Tarihi: 2021
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3389/fped.2021.649904
  • Dergi Adı: FRONTIERS IN PEDIATRICS

Özet

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common fatal genetic disease of the Caucasian population. Sweat testing is the principal diagnostic test for CF, and it is used for the evaluation of infants with positive CF newborn screening (NBS) and in patients with clinical findings suggesting CF. This article describes the classical sweat test method in detail and also provides an overwiew of recent advances.