Cystic Fibrosis (CF)

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common recessive genetic disorder found in Caucasians with an incidence of 1 in 2,500 live births. The main clinical symptoms are characterized by functional abnormalities in the airway epithelium, the exocrine pancreas, the gastrointestinal tract and the secretory duct of the sweat gland, leading to pancreatic and pulmonary insufficiency. …