cryoprotein

cryoprotein

 [kri″o-pro´tēn]
a blood protein that precipitates on cooling.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cry·o·pro·tein

(krī'ō-prō'tēn),
A protein that precipitates from solution when cooled and redissolves upon warming.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

cry·o·pro·tein

(krī'ō-prō'tēn)
A protein that precipitates from solution when cooled and redissolves on warming.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Cryocrit is at best a crude semiquantitative method to estimate the amount of cryoprotein present.
Once the diagnosis of pernio is made, it is recommended to order a complete blood count to rule out blood malignancies and cryoproteins.
Schmid et al., "Fibronectin in rheumatoid and non-rheumatoid arthritic synovial fluids and in synovial fluid cryoproteins," Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Science, vol.
These may be seen in patients with cryoproteins, lipemia, high white-blood-cell counts, and giant platelets; and
Kaplan ME: Cryoglobulinemia in infectious mononucleosis: Quantitation and characterization of the cryoproteins. J Lab Clin Med 1968: 71:754-764
Cryoproteins are serum proteins that reversibly precipitate at temperatures below 37 [degrees]C.
Q Our reference laboratory recommends that whole-blood specimens for automated blood counts collected in EDTA be maintained at room temperature during transit because refrigeration may precipitate cryoproteins, which trap leukocytes and platelets, resulting in spurious lowered counts.