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My sister's two children(males)died due to scid(from ada deficiency), should they take another chance?Will this disease occurs in all their children?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: This is an autosomal

Recessive condition which means statistically 1in 4 will have the disease.
Despite having 2 with ada deficiency, the risk next time is still 1in 4. Prenatal testing can be done.

In brief: This is an autosomal

Recessive condition which means statistically 1in 4 will have the disease.
Despite having 2 with ada deficiency, the risk next time is still 1in 4. Prenatal testing can be done.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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