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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[ClickPress, Mon Mar 11 2019] Cryoprecipitate also known as cryoprecipitated antihemophilic factor is an insoluble material that emerges from a solution after frozen plasma is defrosted between 1AC and 6AC.
However, 10-30% of A hemophilic children develop antibodies against factor VIII as a result of replacement therapy, which give rise to significant difficulties [6,8,20]; in these cases, in accordance with the hematologist, the problem can be solved by administering antihemophilic factor A [6].
Effect of antihemophilic factor on one-stage clotting tests; a presumptive test for hemophilia and a simple one-stage antihemophilic factor assay procedure.
ReFacto AF (moroctocog alfa)/XYNTHA (Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant)) is a recombinant protein drug for treatment and prevention of bleeding in patients with haemophilia A, a rare, chronic, genetic disorder in which the ability of a person's blood to clot is impaired due to missing or reduced levels of a protein known as factor VIII.
-- Octapharma USA has received Food and Drug Administration approval for Nuwiq, Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant), an intravenous therapy for adults and children living with hemophilia A.

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