antihemophilic factor


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an·ti·he·mo·phil·ic factor

 (ăn′tē-hē′mə-fĭl′ĭk, ăn′tī-)
n. Abbr. AHF
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Noun1.antihemophilic factor - a coagulation factor (trade name Hemofil) whose absence is associated with hemophilia Aantihemophilic factor - a coagulation factor (trade name Hemofil) whose absence is associated with hemophilia A
clotting factor, coagulation factor - any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation
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The new treatment, called Xyntha Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant) Plasma/Albumin Free, is a genetically engineered version of factor VIII, a protein essential for the clotting of blood.
Food and Drug Administration to manufacture recombinant antihemophilic factor at its new Thousand Oaks facility.
Traditional blood bank preparations of Cryo contain high concentrations of antihemophilic factor (plasma coagulation factor VIII) and fibrinogen, but require several days, numerous pieces of laboratory equipment, and considerable staff handling to prepare [1].
3] Although cell-free blood components are believed not to transmit malaria, some cases have been reported after transfusion of cryoprecipitated antihemophilic factor (AHF).
Smith, the plaintiff in the case, sued several manufacturers of Antihemophilic Factor Concentrate (AFT) after he became infected with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).

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