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Alpha-1-antitrypsin quantitation - will it tell me if I have a hereditary problem?

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Dr. Michael Ekizian
Internal Medicine
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In brief: AAT deficiency

Measurement of alpha-1-antitrypsin serum concentration is used to determine if a patient has the inherited disorder aat deficiency.
If the aat serum level is greater than 80 mg/dl, it is unlikely that the patient has clinically significant aat deficiency.

In brief: AAT deficiency

Measurement of alpha-1-antitrypsin serum concentration is used to determine if a patient has the inherited disorder aat deficiency.
If the aat serum level is greater than 80 mg/dl, it is unlikely that the patient has clinically significant aat deficiency.
Dr. Michael Ekizian
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: No

You need a mutation analysis, or a phenotype analysis to determine if there is a genetic problem.

In brief: No

You need a mutation analysis, or a phenotype analysis to determine if there is a genetic problem.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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