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Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
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Test
Alpha 1 Antitrypsin
CategoryClinical Biochemistry
Code
AAT
Test information
Useful to help diagnose the cause of early onset emphysema and/or liver disease
Pre-analytical
Only needs to be measured once, as genetically determined levels.
Reference range
Under 16 years - See report.Adult 1.2-2.0 g/L
Special requirements
Serum
Tube type
SST
Gold top tube
TAT Inpatient
3 days
TAT GP/Outpatient
3 days
Referral lab
Local, Clinical Biochemistry
Page last updated: 16 July 2019