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antistreptokinase

noun an·ti·strep·to·ki·nase \ -ˌstrep-tō-ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌnāz \
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 JournalNovember 1992

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