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A 10-month-old infant has poor weight gain and a persistent cough...

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asked Jul 4, 2014 in Pediatrics by Rajesh Bahara

A 10-month-old infant has poor weight gain, a persistent cough, and a history of several bouts of pneumonitis. The mother describes the child as having very large, foul-smelling stools for months. Which of the following diagnostic maneuvers is likely to result in the correct diagnosis of this child?

  1. CT of the chest

  2. Serum immunoglobulins

  3. TB skin test

  4. Inspiratory and expiratory chest x-ray

  5. Sweat chloride test 

 

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Sweat chloride test
answered Jul 4, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara

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