Outcomes of a cystic fibrosis carrier testing clinic for couples

Louise M Christie, Angela J Ingrey, Gillian M Turner, Anne L Proos and Gloria E Watts
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (4): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2010.tb03492.x
Published online: 15 February 2010

In reply: Our aims in publishing the outcomes of offering cystic fibrosis (CF) carrier testing to couples were to demonstrate the high acceptability rate and report the reproductive choices made by high-risk couples. Not all decisions resulted in termination.

  • Louise M Christie1
  • Angela J Ingrey1
  • Gillian M Turner1
  • Anne L Proos2
  • Gloria E Watts2

  • 1 Hunter Genetics, Newcastle, NSW.
  • 2 Department of Laboratory and Community Genetics, Pacific Laboratory Medicine Services, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW.


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