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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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Samama, Evaluation of prothrombin complex concentrate and recombinant activated factor VII to reverse rivaroxaban in a rabbit model.
Recombinant factor VII for severe bleeding during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation following open heart surgery.
Ineffective off-label use of recombinant activated factor VII in a case of bonemarrow transplantation-related gastrointestinal bleeding.
It is important to remember that the VisuLize Factor VII Antigen ELISA Kit was designed specifically for research, and not diagnostic purposes.
Equol and daidzein incubation showed an increase in Factor VII expression above background levels in Hep89 cells.
As for Factor VII, the results of the CONTROL trial showed efficacy and safety of recombinant activated Recombinant Factor VII in the management of refractory traumatic haemorrhage, however, even though it reduced blood product use but it did not affect mortality compared with placebo.18 Also it is extremely expensive and most societies do not recommend its routine use.
In concordance with our findings, many authors have stated that air pollutants can reduce PT and increase platelet levels, fibrin degradation products, and Factor VII levels.
PT PTT TT Fib F II F V FVII F X (sec) (sec) (sec) (mg/ (%) (%) (%) (%) dL) On 16.6 30 26 162 36 21 31 56 Niacin 4 wks post 10.7 31 25 247 -- 64 112 -Niacin ALT AST T P ALB T C LDL HDL (U/L) (U/L) (gm/ (gm/ (mg/ (mg/ (mg/ dL) dL) dL) dL) dL) On 44 52 5.9 3.3 79 28 37 Niacin 4 wks post 25 24 6.4 3.9 188 116 53 Niacin Abbreviations: PT = prothrombin time; PTT = partial thromboplastin time; TT = thrombin time; Fib = fibrinogen; FII = Factor II; F V = Factor V; F VII = Factor VII; F X = FactorX; ALT = alanine aminotransferase; AST = aspartate aminotransferase; TP = total protein; Alb = albumin; TC = total cholesterol; LDL = low density lipoprotein; HDL = high density lipoprotein.