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Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Healthcare Provider’s Guide

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This Healthcare Provider’s Guide to Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency is an Alpha-1 Foundation publication including information about screening, diagnosis, and treatment of this disorder. Materials in this document are designed to educate healthcare providers, their staff members and patients about Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (AAT Deficiency) and the resources that are available for affected individuals, their family members and providers.

Additional Alpha-1 Foundation publications intended for healthcare providers can be found here:


NOTE: An update to these guidelines appeared in the 2016 Journal of the COPD Foundation here.

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Citation: Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Healthcare Provider’s Guide. Alpha-1 Foundation. 2015.
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