Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency testing in British Columbia is available through all local testing laboratory services.
Single Step: Request Alpha-1 Antitrypsin testing using your standard laboratory services requisition form.
Request "Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Genetic Testing" using your standard hospital requisition (hospital based patients) or the specific requisition form for the local private laboratory testing provider (community based patients) either in writing or using the testing requisition stickers*.
Once initiated, all of the required samples will be collected for complete analysis through the algorithm. Upon completion, a detailed report will be sent back to the requesting physician outlining the test results and interpretation.
* Testing requisition stickers are recognized in the hospital and private laboratory setting. Should you wish to request stickers or need additional stickers, please contact Grifols Canada Ltd. at 1-866-482-5226.