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Cystic fibrosis genetic testing

Cystic fibrosis genetic testing

Cystic fibrosis genetic testing: Cystic fibrosis genetic testing examines the CFTR (cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance) gene for mutations known to increase the risk for cystic fibrosis due to a defect in chloride transport across cell membranes. The mutations identified thus far are autosomal recessive, so a person that has cystic fibrosis has two copies of the mutated gene.

Diseases Associated with Cystic fibrosis genetic testing

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Cystic fibrosis genetic testing:

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