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ID:261 Alpha-1 antitrypsin genotyping
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DescriptionPlease refer to test and tubes entries for alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) and AAT phenotyping.
Indication Genotyping is only indicated when a deficiency phenotype has been identified.
Additional Info Alpha1-antitrypsin phenotyping is used as a first-line test to identify deficiency.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation AAT genotyping can be used for the confirmation of the AAT phenotype. The genotyping method will identify the Pi*Z and Pi*S gene products, but assumes all non-S and non-Z are Pi*M.

DepartmentClinical Immunology
SampleBlood
TubeSerum Gel
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsNo restrictions
Min. Vol 5mL
Freq.

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
IP Routine TAT28 days
GP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
GP Routine TAT28 days
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : BD. Review due on 14/09/2018 14:15:22. Published By AM on 14/09/2017 14:15:22.