antihemophilic

antihemophilic

 [an″te-, an″ti-he″mo-fil´ik]
1. effective against the bleeding tendency in hemophilia.
2. an agent that has this effect.

antihemophilic

/an·ti·he·mo·phil·ic/ (-he″mo-fil´ik) counteracting hemophilia, or an agent that so acts.

an·ti·he·mo·phil·ic

(an'tē-hē-mō-fil'ik)
Correcting or counteracting the hemorrhagic tendency in hemophilia.
Synonym(s): antihaemophilic.
[anti- + hemophilic]

antihemophilic

1. effective against the bleeding tendency in hemophilia.
2. an agent that counteracts the bleeding tendency in hemophilia.

antihemophilic factor (AHF) A
one of the clotting factors, deficiency of which causes von willebrand's disease and hemophilia A. Called also factor VIII and antihemophilic globulin.
antihemophilic factor B
clotting factor IX.
antihemophilic factor C
clotting factor XI.
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Food and Drug Administration today approved Adynovate, Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant), PEGylated for use in adults and adolescents, aged 12 years and older, who have Hemophilia A.
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.
Thromboembolic events have been reported in vWF patients treated with Antihemophilic Factor/von Willebrand Factor Complex replacement therapy.
Prior to her death from trauma, the previously healthy female donor received 53 units of blood components and 1 pool of antihemophilic factor, the researchers noted.
New second-generation erythropoietins, lower dosing human insulin analogs, anti-arthritic beta interferons, albumin-free antihemophilic factors and longer-circulating colony stimulating factors will drive growth.
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].
Smith, the plaintiff in the case, sued several manufacturers of Antihemophilic Factor Concentrate (AFT) after he became infected with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Plasma fractions--albumin, antihemophilic agents, gamma globulins, and others--are outpacing blood components in sales growth.
About ADYNOVATE ADYNOVATE, [Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant), PEGylated], is a human antihemophilic factor indicated in adolescent and adult patients (12 years and older) with hemophilia A (congenital factor VIII deficiency) for:
Under the terms of the agreement with WFH, at least 85 percent of donated factor will be Antihemophilic Factor VIII (Recombinant), Fc Fusion Protein for the treatment of haemophilia A, with the remainder comprised of Coagulation Factor IX (Recombinant), Fc Fusion Protein for the treatment of haemophilia B.