Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency
Other Names for this Disease
- A1AT deficiency
- AAT deficiency
- Alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency
Tests & Diagnosis
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For a comprehensive review of Alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency including its diagnosis, you can visit GeneReviews at the following link. GeneReviews provides current, expert-authored, peer-reviewed, full-text articles describing the application of genetic testing to the diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling of patients with specific inherited conditions.
You can also learn more about Alpha1-antitrypsin testing on the Lab Tests Online Web site. A public resource developed by the American Association for Clinical Chemistry.
- Schlade-Bartusiak K, Cox DW. Alpha1-Antitrypsin Deficiency . GeneReviews. February 2008; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/bookshelf/br.fcgi?book=gene&part=alpha1-a#alpha1-a.Diagnosis. Accessed 7/26/2011.