Rule out alpha-1 in all of your patients with COPD. AlphaID is a fast, free,* and easy cheek swab for screening all of your patients for alpha-1, the #1 risk factor for genetic COPD.
COPD describes multiple lung diseases, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
Established clinical organizations recommend screening all COPD patients for alpha-1
To date, more than 150 diﬀerent variants have been identiﬁed in the SERPINA1 gene.
AAT deﬁciency is an inherited condition that is caused by mutations in the SERPINA1 gene, which produces the AAT protein. The AAT protein is primarily produced in the liver and released in the blood to (...)