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A case for cystic fibrosis carrier testing in the general population

Belinda J McClaren, Sylvia A Metcalfe, David J Amor, MaryAnne Aitken and John Massie
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (4): 208-209.
Published online: 21 February 2011

To the Editor: As a family history of cystic fibrosis (CF) is uncommon among children diagnosed by newborn screening, offering carrier testing in the general population is warranted

  • Belinda J McClaren1
  • Sylvia A Metcalfe1
  • David J Amor2
  • MaryAnne Aitken3
  • John Massie4

  • 1 Genetics Education and Health Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 2 Victorian Clinical Genetics Service, Genetic Health Services Victoria, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 3 Research Strategy, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 4 Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC.


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