What is Alpha-1 Antitrypsin?
More than 40 phenotypes of AAT exist. The inherited deficiency seen most often as the ZZ, SS & SZ phenotypes is associated with Neonatal hepatitis & Infantile cirrhosis. In adults these phenotypes are associated with chronic lung disease including Emphysema & Chronic bronchitis.
The sample type collected for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin is: Blood
Preparation for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin
- No special preparation required
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