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Iontophoresis Units, Sweat Test

Definition : Electrical stimulators designed to induce sweating by the transdermal introduction of water-soluble electrolytic substances (e.g., pilocarpine) into the sweat glands using electric stimulus (iontophoresis). These stimulators typically consist of a direct-current generator and two electrodes connected to the generator by cords. After the stimulus is applied, the area where the positive electrode was located is cleaned with a sponge, and a filter pad or gauze covered with a chlorine-free, thermoplastic, self-sealing film is placed for about one hour to collect sweat. The pad is removed and weighed to determine if enough sweat was collected and sent to the clinical laboratory to analyze the chloride and/or sodium concentration. Transdermal iontophoresis sweat induction stimulators are used for diagnosis of cystic fibrosis in infants. Points-of-care analyzers combining the stimulator with the chemical analyzer are also available.

Entry Terms : "Sweat Induction/Collection Units" , "Sweat Testers" , "Sweat Test Units" , "Sweat Analyzers" , "Cystic Fibrosis Screening Devices" , "Sweat Test Iontophoresis Units" , "Sweat Rate Measurement Units" , "Sudorimeters" , "Skin Chloride Meters"

UMDC code : 15128

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C & S Electronics Inc

Company Type: Parent

We have been in the circuit assembly business now for 25 years (there was a transfer of ownership and name change in 1996). Our company started out doing only proprietary assembly. Then in 1980, we expanded the business so we could do thru-hole contract electronic assembly. This is now the lion's share of our business. In 1988, to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers, we added an SMT department to our capabilities.

Dagan Corp

Company Type: Parent

Dagan is Going Green,Over the last thirty years, we have been exhibiting at several scientific meetings per year. With the rise of the internet, the importance of these meetings has become less pronounced. While we know that you, our customers, appreciate the face-to-face contact that is possible at these meetings, we also recognize that they use a huge amount of resources and have an outsized negative effect on the environment because of the airline travel and shipping involved in the process.

Medtronic Inc

Company Type: Parent

At Medtronic, we're changing the face of chronic disease. By working closely with physicians around the world, we create therapies to help patients do things they never thought possible.

PolyChrome Medical

Company Type: Parent

PolyChrome Medical, Inc. manufacture and distribute the CF Indicator Sweat Test System. The System is used to screen for the debilitating genetic disease Cystic Fibrosis.

WR Medical Electronics Co

Company Type: Parent

WR Medical Electronics Co. is a privately-held company located in Maplewood, Minnesota. Our customers have enjoyed our quality products and superior service since 1962.

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