Genetics Quiz#25 Cystic Fibrosis

1. A 2-year-old boy is brought to the pediatrician due to persistent cough, recurrent lung infections, and failure to thrive. Sweat chloride testing reveals elevated chloride levels. Which of the following is the primary defect in this child's condition? 

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2. A 16-year-old female with cystic fibrosis presents with worsening respiratory symptoms and weight loss. On examination, digital clubbing and crackles in both lung fields are noted. Which of the following is the most common pathogen responsible for pulmonary infections in patients with cystic fibrosis? 

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3. A newborn screening test indicates a possible diagnosis of cystic fibrosis. Which of the following diagnostic tests is considered the gold standard for confirming the diagnosis of cystic fibrosis? 

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4. A patient with cystic fibrosis is experiencing severe respiratory distress and recurrent pulmonary infections. Which of the following treatment options plays a critical role in managing respiratory symptoms and improving lung function in patients with cystic fibrosis?

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5. A 25-year-old male with cystic fibrosis presents with abdominal pain and greasy, foul-smelling stools. Which of the following is the most likely complication contributing to these symptoms? 

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