CFTR gene analysis in Latin American CF patients: heterogeneous origin and distribution of mutations across the continent.

@article{Prez2007CFTRGA,
  title={CFTR gene analysis in Latin American CF patients: heterogeneous origin and distribution of mutations across the continent.},
  author={Mart{\'i}n M P{\'e}rez and Mar{\'i}a Cecilia Luna and Omar Hilario Pivetta and Genoveva Keyeux},
  journal={Journal of cystic fibrosis : official journal of the European Cystic Fibrosis Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={194-208}
}
BACKGROUND Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is the most prevalent Mendelian disorder in European populations. Despite the fact that many Latin American countries have a predominant population of European-descent, CF has remained an unknown entity until recently. Argentina and Brazil have detected the first patients around three decades ago, but in most countries this disease has remained poorly documented. Recently, other countries started publishing their results. METHODS We present a compilation and… CONTINUE READING

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