Hemoglobinuria


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hemoglobinuria

[‚hē·mə‚glō·bə′nu̇r·ē·ə]
(medicine)
A pathological condition in which the urine contains hemoglobin.

Hemoglobinuria

 

the presence of hemoglobin in urine. It usually is a result of the intravascular decomposition of red blood cells following the transfusion of incompatible blood, the effect of some chemical and biological poisons and drugs that cannot be tolerated or of any of several causative agents of infections, extensive injuries, and so on.

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Incidence rates of mastitis and Hemoglobinuria in cows are found to be higher among small farmers, as compared to the other two categories, and lowest among large farmers.
As the global leader in complement biology and inhibition for more than 20 years, Alexion has developed and commercializes two approved complement inhibitors to treat patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) as well as the first and only approved complement inhibitor to treat atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) and anti-acetylcholine receptor (AchR) antibody-positive generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG), and is also developing it for patients with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD).
One-Year Efficacy of Ravulizumab (ALXN1210) in Adult Patients with Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria Naive to Complement Inhibitors, EHA Congress, June 13-16, 2019 Amsterdam, Netherlands, oral presentation, June 15, 2019, 12:00 p.m., abstract S863.
The higher prevalence of jaundice, anemia, and hemoglobinuria seen with falciparum malaria in our study reflect the greater degree of hemolysis caused by P.
* Hemolysis is characterized by reticulocytosis, unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia, high LDH, low or undetectable haptoglobin, and hemoglobinuria. The findings tend to be more dramatic in intravascular hemolysis and more subtle in extravascular hemolysis.
Natural history of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria. N Engl J Med 1995; 333:1253-1258.
Patients with PNH often have a poor quality of life and may suffer from severe hemolysis, anemia, chronic fatigue, recurrent pain, pulmonary hypertension and intermittent episodes of dark colored urine, known as hemoglobinuria. Importantly, PNH patients are at increased risk of forming life-threatening blood clots, or thromboses, which are a leading cause of death in this disease.
(NASDAQ:ALXN) today announced that Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) has approved ULTOMIRIS[R] (ravulizumab), the first and only long-acting C5 complement inhibitor administered every eight weeks, for the treatment of adult patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH).
M2 PHARMA-April 30, 2019-Alexion Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for Ultomiris in Adults with Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received a biologics license application from United States-based Alexion Pharmaceuticals seeking approval for its C5 complement inhibitor, ALXN1210, intended for the treatment of patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), it was reported yesterday.
today announced initiation of patient dosing in a Phase 2 open-label study of ACH-4471, Achillion's first orally-administered, small molecule factor D inhibitor, for patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH).