This is a serum electrolyte; normal value is 95 - 107 mmol/L. Sweat chloride is measured for the diagnosis of cystic fibrosis; normal value of sweat chloride is 4 - 60 mmol/L. Elevated sweat chloride coupled with clinical picture is diagnostic of this condition.
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