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What are some statistics for tay-sachs disease risk?

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Dr. Christopher Abel answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

See below: This is an autosomal recessive disease, meaning that both parents need to be carriers, and their children will have a 25% chance of the disease. The mutation is more prominent in certain populations, specifically the ashkenazi jewish population.

Answered 2/22/2013

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