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Who can develop cystic fibrosis?

Cystic fibrosis develops when a child inherits two copies of the defective CFTR gene, one from each carrier parent.

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Author: Dr Joanne Van der Velden PhD, BSc (Hons)
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 17 Oct 2018
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Category: Bronchitis


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