Serum Levels of Alpha1-antitrypsin and Their Relationship With COPD in the General Spanish Population.


Pneumology Department, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron/Vall d'Hebron Research Institute (VHIR), CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias (CIBERES), Barcelona, Spain. Electronic address: [Email]


Low plasma level of alpha1-antitrypsin (AAT) is an established risk factor for early-onset chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD). However, less attention is given to the levels of AAT in the general population.


Acute phase reactants,Alfa-1 antitripsina,Alpha1-antitrypin,COPD,EPOC,Función pulmonar,Lung function,Reactantes de fase aguda,Respiratory symptoms,Síntomas respiratorios,