Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency primary prevention

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Mazia Fatima, MBBS [2]

Overview

Effective measures for the primary prevention of alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency includes vaccination against hepatitis A and B is recommended to decrease the risk of liver disease.

Primary Prevention

Effective measures for the primary prevention of alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency include:[1]

References

  1. Stoller JK, Sandhaus RA, Turino G, Dickson R, Rodgers K, Strange C (2005). "Delay in diagnosis of alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency: a continuing problem". Chest. 128 (4): 1989–94. doi:10.1378/chest.128.4.1989. PMID 16236846.



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