Order free AlphaID™ screening kits to rule out alpha-1

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.

Genetic COPD due to alpha-1 shares many of the same symptoms as COPD

COPD describes multiple lung diseases, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis.

~90% of patients with genetic COPD due to alpha-1 are estimated to be undiagnosed

Established clinical organizations recommend screening all COPD patients for alpha-1

Mutations and their impact on AAT levels

To date, more than 150 different variants have been identified in the SERPINA1 gene.

Mutations in the SERPINA1 gene cause low levels and reduced function of AAT

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 (...)