antistreptokinase

noun
an·​ti·​strep·​to·​ki·​nase | \ -ˌstrep-tō-ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌnāz How to pronounce antistreptokinase (audio) \
variants: also anti-streptokinase

Medical Definition of antistreptokinase

: an antibody that acts against streptokinase often used before antibody The prevalence of antistreptokinase antibodies in the general population and in patients presenting to the coronary care unit for the first time is unknown, and their potential to neutralise a standard dose of streptokinase has not been rigorously evaluated.— Maurice B. Buchalter et al., British Heart Journal, November 1992

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“Antistreptokinase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/antistreptokinase. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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