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Old 05-26-2009, 09:20 AM   #2
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Re: update on "waiting"...

I think it's important to find out what kind of genetic testing your child got. Especially being there are over 1500 different mutations for CF -- ambry amplified or quest are two of the companies with extensive testing... DS' has a very common mutation -- two copies of delta f508, so his test results came back positive right away.

I know locally of a child who takes pancreatic enzymes for a malabsorption disorder, but also has "asthma" and I suspect it's just a matter of her CF not being diagnosed yet. Around here it seems they only do a sweat test after newborn screening and usually don't look any further if the results come back negative...