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An event, circumstance, influence, or element that plays a part in bringing about a result.

A factor in a case contributes to its causation or outcome. In the area of Negligence law, the factors, or chain of causation, are important in determining whether liability ensues from a particular action done by the defendant.

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n. 1) a salesman who sells in his/her own name on behalf of others, taking a commission for services. 2) something that contributes to the result.

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1 a mercantile agent. An agent who is in the ordinary course of business entrusted with goods or documents of title representing goods with a view to their sale. A factor has a lien over goods entrusted to him; this lien covers any claims he may have against his principal arising out of the agency. Most factors will be mercantile agents (and have the powers of such) for the purposes of the Factors Act 1889. Under this Act, in certain circumstances a factor may pass a good title to goods entrusted to him.
2 an institution to whom a company assigns its book debts (see FACTORING).
3 in Scotland a landlord or superior's agent.
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Summary: Clotting factors are proteins that play an important role in blood clotting.
Wild-type mice and knockout disease models were dosed with human cells genetically engineered to produce stable blood plasma levels of the clotting factors missing in patients with hemophilia.
Imported vials of synthetically produced clotting factor are also available in the market, but at a very high cost.
"He has a port in his chest called Freddie and I was trained in Crumlin to administer clotting factor. He gets it twice a week, so we usually work it around his PE days in school.
Not only is accessing clotting factor close to impossible, people often struggle to afford public transportation to the hospital to get care, or to buy ice, bandages, or painkillers to bring some relief.
Abdelbari, there are two types of treatment regimens offered to patients with hemophilia at HMC, including on-demand therapy given to control sudden bleeding into the joint or muscle and the routine administration of clotting factors two to three times a week to prevent bleeding, known as prophylaxis.
While a drug containing the 'clotting factor' is available from pharmaceutical firms abroad, locally it costs at least P20,000 per adult dose that should be taken
According to (https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hemophilia/symptoms-causes/syc-20373327) Mayo Clinic , "Hemophilia is a rare disorder in which your blood doesn't clot normally because it lacks sufficient blood-clotting proteins (clotting factors).
moderate to severe hemophilia is factor replacement therapy, which involves replacing the blood's deficient clotting factor. He said that it can be given to stop bleeding or as preventive therapy, to keep bleeding from starting.
Alprolix is a recombinant, clotting factor therapy developed for haemophilia B by fusing factor IX to the Fc portion of immunoglobulin G subclass 1, or IgG1 (a protein commonly found in the body).
They are classified according to which clotting factor is deficient.