With a carrier risk of approximately 1/25 for Caucasians for Cystic Fibrosis and lower in other ethnic groups, CF screening is now being offered to all pregnant women as well as CF testing of the newborns in being done in most states.
ACMG's revised guidelines for cystic fibrosis population carrier testing can be found in: Genetics In Medicine 6:387-391, 2004.
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