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Is cystic fibrosis autosomal dominant in genetics?

13 doctors weighed in
Dr. Judy Orton
Pediatrics
10 doctors agree

In brief: Recessive

Both parents must carry the gene with a 25% chance (1:4) with each conception that the baby will have cystic fibrosis.

In brief: Recessive

Both parents must carry the gene with a 25% chance (1:4) with each conception that the baby will have cystic fibrosis.
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

It is a recessive gene that both parents must carry in order to pass it on.
The chances are 1 out 4 pregnancies in having a child with cf.

In brief: No

It is a recessive gene that both parents must carry in order to pass it on.
The chances are 1 out 4 pregnancies in having a child with cf.
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