Acceptance of home and clinic-based cystic fibrosis carrier education and testing by first, second, and third degree relatives of cystic fibrosis patients.

@article{Sorenson1997AcceptanceOH,
  title={Acceptance of home and clinic-based cystic fibrosis carrier education and testing by first, second, and third degree relatives of cystic fibrosis patients.},
  author={James R. Sorenson and Brian J Cheuvront and Brenda McEvoy Devellis and Nancy P. Callanan and Larry Silverman and Gina Koch and Terri Sharp and Gerald W. Fernald},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics},
  year={1997},
  volume={70 2},
  pages={121-9}
}
We contacted and offered free cystic fibrosis (CF) carrier education and testing to the first, second, and third degree relatives of individuals with CF followed at a large Southeastern US CF Clinic. Relatives were offered CF carrier education and testing either in their homes or in a genetic counseling clinic. Overall, of 514 relatives offered free CF carrier education and testing, 299 (58%) accepted. Significantly more (67%) of those offered education and testing in their homes accepted than… CONTINUE READING

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