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ECFS DNWG Sweat test Training Workshop

"Practical aspects for improvement of CF diagnosis in Europe" (supported by ELITechGroup)


From an ECFS Diagnostic Network Working Group (DNWG) survey we have learned about important deficiencies in sweat test routine in real life in Europe (Ciriili N et al. JCF 2017).
Therefore as a next step we are organizing a hands-on workshop for sweat test procedure according to international guidelines and the ECFS CTN sweat test SOP.
Time: Wed 6 June 2018, 15:00-17:00, at ECFC Belgrade
Workshop topics:
- Introduction by workshop staff about most relevant details/most common errors (15min)
- setup of 5 sweat test stations (3-4 people each, each station will be supervised by a DNWG group member)
- 1 Chloridemeter/Chlorocheck for practical realtime sweat analysis onsite
- Practical training: stimulation, collection, analysis (90 min)
- Q&A (15min)
Applications are welcome from all ECFS members. The workshop will be free of charge, and will be limited to a group of max. 20 participants. 
Please send your application informally via dnwg@ecfs.eu (Deadline 31 May 2018). Confirmation of registration and final details will be announced on 1 June 2018.