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Does susceptibility to lung infections run in the family?
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Dr. Cristina Carballo
Pediatrics - Neonatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Probably not
Unless there is a hereditary immunocomprimised disease, then probably not.

In brief: Probably not
Unless there is a hereditary immunocomprimised disease, then probably not.
Dr. Cristina Carballo
Dr. Cristina Carballo
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: It may but...
Transmission is easier in a household due to closer contact and is likely more important than genetic susceptibility in most instances.

In brief: It may but...
Transmission is easier in a household due to closer contact and is likely more important than genetic susceptibility in most instances.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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