sweat testing

sweat testing

Neurology A test used to identify defects of the autonomic nervous system; in contrast to ST for cystic fibrosis–which evaluates a specific component of sweat–ie, Cl, Na+, ST determines whether sweating is occurring at all; failure to sweat indicates a defect in the efferent sympathetic pathway between the hypothalamus and the skin or, far less commonly, lack of sweat glands, which occurs in ectodermal dysplasia. Cf Sweat test.
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We also did sweat testing and had some people from Loughborough here to help.
There, contest winners will undergo the same body composition, sweat testing and fuel analyses as other top footballers.
Physicians in our environment have become increasingly aware of this atypical form of CF and have a lower threshold for diagnostic testing, including sweat testing and genotyping.
Sweat testing for cystic fibrosis: Standards of performance in Australia.
Sweat testing is performed by stimulating sweat production by pilocarpine iontophoresis; sweat is collected on pre-weighed gauze pads, and couiometric titration is used to measure the chloride concentra-tion.
Tiger underwent in-depth scientific sweat testing, which was designed to cater to his own specialized hydration and nutrition strategies.
Quantitative pilocarpine iontophoresis sweat testing remains the most useful diagnostic test for CF in adults, but a single normal test does not exclude the diagnosis.
Other new technologies to test for drugs include sweat testing and saliva testing.
1) The phrase sweat testing encompasses a variety of sweat collection and analytical techniques.
Since the discovery of the CFTR gene in 1989, it has been possible to use gene mutation analysis as an adjunct to sweat testing for the diagnosis of CF.
Typically, sweat testing for CF diagnosis is performed according to the sweat-testing document CLSI C34-A2.
The in-depth scientific sweat testing, conducted by scientists from GSSI, was designed to shape Woods' own specialized hydration and nutrition strategy.