Immunology & Serology Test

Alpha 1 -antitrypsin

Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
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Test : Alpha 1 -antitrypsin

Indications : Chronic obstructive lung disease

Physiology : A serum sample is required .This enzyme is produced in the liver

Normal Range : 78-200mgs/dl

Interpretation : increased levels are seen in cirrohosis and rheumatoid arthiritis,bacterial infections.Values below 70mgs/dL are seen in severe lung disease

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