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    How is cystic fibrosis diagnosed?

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  • Cystic Fibrosis Australia assists member organisations to achieve common objectives by developing national education programs and collecting and distributing information about Cystic Fibrosis (CF) at … View Profile

    In Australia, all babies are screened at birth for CF by taking a blood sample. 
     
    If the initial blood test is positive then additional tests will follow to determine how affected the child is, and the type of gene responsible.

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