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What is a recombinant clotting factor product?

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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Ultra High Tech!

These products(which are used to treat a wide variety of bleeding disorders like hemophilia, and von willebrand's disease) are made either by being completely free of human plasma derivative; or use a pasteurized form that is very safe.
These products are not without there share of risks; and can potentially cause diseases as well. They are also very, very expensive so let the buyer beware!

In brief: Ultra High Tech!

These products(which are used to treat a wide variety of bleeding disorders like hemophilia, and von willebrand's disease) are made either by being completely free of human plasma derivative; or use a pasteurized form that is very safe.
These products are not without there share of risks; and can potentially cause diseases as well. They are also very, very expensive so let the buyer beware!
Dr. Paul Cohen
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Dr. Gerald Neuberg
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Bacteria

Scientists get harmless bacteria to produce the proteins for us.
The bacteria become like a factory after their genes get "recombined" in certain ways. Previously we had to get proteins from live animals and that was a problem for several reasons including inefficiency and exposure to animal viruses.

In brief: Bacteria

Scientists get harmless bacteria to produce the proteins for us.
The bacteria become like a factory after their genes get "recombined" in certain ways. Previously we had to get proteins from live animals and that was a problem for several reasons including inefficiency and exposure to animal viruses.
Dr. Gerald Neuberg
Dr. Gerald Neuberg
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