oa South African Medical Journal - Cystic fibrosis in the South West African Afrikaner - an example of population drift, possibly with heterozygote advantage

Volume 49, Issue 20
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



An incidence of the genetic recessive disease cystic fibrosis (mucoviscidosis) far in excess of that reported recently from other countries, has been encountered in the South West African Afrikaner.

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