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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
alpha-1 antitrypsin
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Gold / SST
Volume required
5 mL
Reference Ranges
Over age of 1, 1100 - 2200 mg/L *
Discipline
Biochemistry
Clinical notes
Genetically determined deficiency of this protease inhibitor may result in emphysema and cirrhosis of the liver.
Turn around time
5 working days
Last modified: 02/08/2017