Men using IVF inadequately screened for cystic fibrosisBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7200.1720b (Published 26 June 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1720
- David Spurgeon
Infertile men who have used in vitro fertilisation or had successful surgery to enable them to father a child, could be putting their offspring at risk of cystic fibrosis because standard screening methods cannot detect many genetic mutations responsible for the condition.
This conclusion results from a Canadian study by a team led by Keith Jarvi, associate professor …
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