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    Who is at risk of cystic fibrosis?

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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

    To get CF you have to inherit a gene from each parent. 

    We recommend couples planning to have a child be tested to see if they are both carriers, this way they can make more informed decisions.

    Even if both parents are carriers the likelihood of them having a child with cystic fibrosis is about 1 in 4. 

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