cryofibrinogen


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cryofibrinogen

 [kri″o-fi-brin´o-jen]
an abnormal fibrinogen that precipitates at low temperatures and redissolves at 37° C.

cry·o·fi·brin·o·gen

(krī'ō-fī-brin'ō-jen),
An abnormal type of fibrinogen very rarely found in human plasma; it is precipitated on cooling but redissolves when warmed to room temperature.

cryofibrinogen

/cry·o·fi·brin·o·gen/ (-fi-brin´ah-jen) an abnormal fibrinogen that precipitates at low temperatures and redissolves at 37° C.

cry·o·fi·brin·o·gen

(krī'ō-fī-brin'ō-jen)
An abnormal type of fibrinogen very rarely found in human plasma; precipitated on cooling, but redissolves when warmed to room temperature.

cryofibrinogen

an abnormal fibrinogen that precipitates at low temperatures and redissolves at 98.6°F (37°C).
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A few things to consider: RBC results and MCV may be falsely elevated due to the WBCs being counted simultaneously with RBCs and platelets; a spun hematocrit is approximately 2% to 5% higher than a calculated hematocrit; Hemoglobin may be falsely elevated due to turbidity; MCH and MCHC values may be inaccurate due to the affected parameters from which they're calculated; falsely elevated WBC values may be seen in samples with cryofibrinogen, cryoglobulins, nucleated red blood cells, micromegakaryocytes, or any particle sized in the range that is counting WBCs.
A series of serum laboratory assessments were obtained including; a CBC with peripheral smear, cryoglobulins, cryofibrinogens, C-reactive protein (CRP), protein S activity and antigen, anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies, lupus anticoagulant, activated protein C (APC) resistance assay, prothrombin gene mutation assay, factor V Leiden assay, factor VIII activity level and a D-dimer assay.
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