Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Donor

Explanation of Condition

Inherited enzyme defect affecting healing of the liver and lung. Severe deficiencies can cause cirrhosis of the liver and chronic obstructive airways disease (COPD).

Guidance

Inherited disorder with variable penetrance. Accept if no evidence of cirrhosis or lung disease. Carrier status acceptable.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

a1-Antitrypsin Deficiency

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012