APC

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Synonyms for APC

(military) an armored vehicle (usually equipped with caterpillar treads) that is used to transport infantry

a drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (aspirin and phenacetin and caffeine)

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Our common goal is to determine whether there is a genetic marker for positive response to treatment with activated protein C.
For critical care physicians treating severe sepsis, activated protein C offers significant benefit, increasing overall patient survival by approximately 13 percent," said Dr.
The Clinical Significance of Activated Protein C Resistance
CLINICAL TESTING FOR ACTIVATED PROTEIN C RESISTANCE AND FACTOR V LEIDEN
Xigris (drotrecogin alfa (activated)) is a recombinant form of human Activated Protein C.
002) in the PROWESS (Recombinant Human Activated Protein C Worldwide Evaluation in Severe Sepsis) trial involving 1,690 patients.
The approval was based on the results of a landmark, international Phase III clinical trial (known as PROWESS, Recombinant Human Activated Protein C Worldwide Evaluation in Severe Sepsis), which were published March 8, 2001, in New England Journal of Medicine.
Xigris is a recombinant form of human Activated Protein C.
Nasdaq:BIPL) Thursday reported the filing of a 510(k) application for its new test for determining sensitivity to activated protein C (APC) with the FDA.
Patients with recurrent thrombosis should, therefore, be tested for resistance to activated protein C to determine its involvement in the disorder.
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