antihemophilic factor (recombinant)

a sterile, purified, concentrate produced by recombinant technology using cultured hamster cell lines that have been transfected with a gene for human coagulation factor VIII, and having biological activity comparable to that of plasma-derived coagulation factor VIII; used to prevent or arrest hemorrhage during surgery or other procedures in patients with hemophilia A; administered intravenously.

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