thrombophilia


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thrombophilia

(ˌθrɒmbəʊˈfɪlɪə)
n
(Pathology) a condition marked by the tendency to develop blood clots or thrombosis

thrombophilia

a tendency to the occurrence of thrombosis or abnormal blood clotting.
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Contract notice: Supply of complete systems machines reagents for molecular biology: genetic analysis of poliforismi related to thrombophilia and analysis of hereditary cancers.
Venous thromboembolic diseases: the management of venous thromboembolic diseases and the role of thrombophilia testing.
Harry Broadbent, from Bebington, was urged to give up the sport he loved after being diagnosed with the condition thrombophilia aged just 16.
However, their primary uses include estimation of FVIII in plasma and therapeutic concentrates, diagnosis and characterization and carrier testing of Hemophilia A and thrombophilia screening.
Thrombophilia: Then there are women who have thrombophilia, a condition where her blood is exceptionally sticky leading to easy clotting.
Key topics to consider include the definition of thrombophilia testing, the rationale for testing, and how to test in a clinically useful way.
The study excluded women with another identifiable cause of VTE, such as surgery trauma, pregnancy cancer, or significant thrombophilia.
Inherited thrombophilia is a genetic condition in which there is an increased risk of venous thrombosis.
They cover concepts underlying quality assurance, including test validation, internal and external quality control, international standards, and sample integrity and preanalytical variables, and all major assays in hemostasis, including coagulation testing, platelet function and von Willebrand disease, and thrombophilia testing and monitoring anticoagulation.
As such, thrombophilia screening was performed, which showed factor (F) V Leiden homozygous mutation; this finding was confirmed by testing DNA obtained via oral mucosal swabbing.
Factor Leiden mutation which causes genetic predisposition to thrombophilia was found to be negative and MTHFR mutation was found to be heterozygously positive.