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Can a carrier of the Cystic Fibrosis gene ever be symptomatic?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics
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In brief: Autosomal recessive

CF is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder. Complete expression of the disease (symptoms) do not typically occur in people who do not have both copies of the defective gene (carriers only have one).

In brief: Autosomal recessive

CF is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder. Complete expression of the disease (symptoms) do not typically occur in people who do not have both copies of the defective gene (carriers only have one).
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