ALPHA-1-ANTITRYPSIN (AAT) PHENOTYPE

ALPHA-1-ANTITRYPSIN (AAT) PHENOTYPE

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.

  • Pre-test Information:

    No special preparation required

  • Report Delivery:

    Sample by 7th of the month; Report after 2–3 weeks