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Who gets recessive disorders?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Anyone

If both parents are carriers of an autosomal recessive illness, it's dumb luck, each kid has one chance in four. Parents are more likely to carry the same illness if they are blood relatives.

In brief: Anyone

If both parents are carriers of an autosomal recessive illness, it's dumb luck, each kid has one chance in four. Parents are more likely to carry the same illness if they are blood relatives.
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