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Cystic fibrosis: A guide to carrier testing  
Abstract:  This handout explains the genetic disorder cystic fibrosis, the chances of being a carrier,and reasons to be or not to be tested. This information is also included in the birth booklet, "Pregnancy and Giving Birth," document #UH2334, available through Materials Management (
Author: Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2003, February 1, 2009
UWMC Availability:  Maternity and Infant Center (MIC); Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
General Topics:  Pregnancy, Childbirth, & Infant Care; Genetics and Birth Defects
Specific Subject(s):  Pregnancy; Genetic Screening; Genetic Counseling; Cystic Fibrosis
Language(s):  English; Spanish
Audience:  Women; Partner; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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