The prevalence and clinical characteristics of cystic fibrosis in South Asian Canadian immigrants
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    Confounding variables in ethnicity research in Cystic Fibrosis
    • Jonathan D McCormick, Clinical Lecturer in Child Health
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      • Anil Mehta, Director of the UK CF Database, Senior Lecturer in Child Health, Honorary Consultant Paediatrician

    Dear Editor,

    We wish to comment on the methodology and findings of your recent publication on South Asian Canadian immigrants with Cystic Fibrosis (CF).[1] The authors suggest that they are the first to describe the clinical presentation of South Asians with CF are comparable to the rest of their patients. We welcome the Asian CF prevalence calculations but note that we have already demonstrated in a six fold large...

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