Alpha 1 antitrypsin activity

Alpha 1 antitrypsin activity

Sample Type: Serum

Test name: Alpha 1 antitrypsin activity a.k.a. a1at deficiency screen, a1at level, α1-antitrypsin MM ZZ MZ

Condition / Indication: Alpha -1 antitrypsin deficiency

Special Precautions & Notes: Phenotyping will be performed when the total is less than 1.1 g/L , the sample is from a child (less than 17 years) or for specific family studies.

Reference Range: 1.2 - 2.0 g/L

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal Volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Proteins

Turnaround Time: 3 days

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