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Serum Alpha 1 Antitrypsin and Pulmonary Emphysema
Journal Of Pakistan Medical Association
  • Anjum Shahid, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre
  • Salimuddin Aziz, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre
  • Sarwar J. Zuben, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre
  • Anwar Ali Siddiqui, Aga Khan University
  • Musawir Ansari, Liaquat National Hospital
  • Mohammed Anwar Waqar, Aga Khan University
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Using isoelectric focusing (lEE) and radial immunodiffusion (RID) techniques, serum samples from 100 normal healthy adults and 21 patients with pulmonary emphysema were analysed to identify varioud alpha 1 antitrypsin phenotypes and the Seru m concentrations,Ten percent of the patients had low serum values. The normal or most common genetic form, MM, is the predominant phenotype in both controls and patients (JPMA 46:102, 1996).
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Anjum Shahid, Salimuddin Aziz, Sarwar J. Zuben, Anwar Ali Siddiqui, et al.. "Serum Alpha 1 Antitrypsin and Pulmonary Emphysema" Journal Of Pakistan Medical Association Vol. 46 Iss. 5 (1996) p. 102 - 105
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