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Carrier plus allele - what am I called?

Hi all - I hope this question isn’t too obvious. Searching has failed me.

I’m a CF carrier with one full CFTR gene, but my second gene has an allele. I have very mild symptoms other than being infertile (which is how I found out).

Is there a name for this diagnosis?

  1. Hi ! I'm not sure if there is an actual name, so hopefully another member can chime in. There can be up to 1700 CFTR gene mutations, so it can be difficult to pin down. We do have a great article about carriers that might be helpful for you: Warmly, Corene (team member)

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