Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) can present with liver dysfunction in individuals from infancy to adulthood, and more infamously with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD), usually when over 30 years of age. Individuals with AATD are also at increased risk for panniculitis (migratory, inflammatory, tender skin nodules which may ulcerate on legs and lower abdomen) and C-ANCA-positive vasculitis (granulomatosis with polyangiitis). For diagnosis of AATD, testing for the serum level of AAT is also required.
This private blood test for Alpha 1 Anti-trypsin Phenotype is available at over thirty Spire locations that we refer our patients to across the UK
Included in every pathology request for Alpha 1 Anti-trypsin Phenotype are a Doctors Referral, all Phlebotomy fees (your blood taken at a Private Hospital), all laboratory fees and includes our GP comments.
Inclusions: analysis for this analyte only.
Special Instructions: No Special Instructions.
Attendance Restrictions: No Special Attendance Restrictions.
Laboratory Notes: Assay Dependent
Sample Container: 1 x Gold