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What are alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency tests like?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
In brief: Blood test
Blood, more accurately serum, is examined for levels of Alpha 1 at.
Electophoresis of serum also reveals deficiency and a detailed electrophoresis, iso-electric focusing, provides details of the abnormal protein. Dna also can be tested to ascertain the abnormality in the gene.

In brief: Blood test
Blood, more accurately serum, is examined for levels of Alpha 1 at.
Electophoresis of serum also reveals deficiency and a detailed electrophoresis, iso-electric focusing, provides details of the abnormal protein. Dna also can be tested to ascertain the abnormality in the gene.
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