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AIHA

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Definition of AIHA

What does AIHA mean?

initialism

  1. American Industrial Hygiene Association

Explanation

AIHA a.k.a. Autoimmune hemolytic anemia occurs when antibodies directed against the person's own red blood cells cause them to burst, leading to insufficient plasma concentration. The lifetime of the RBCs is reduced from the normal 100–120 days to just a few days in serious cases. The intracellular components of the RBCs are released into the circulating blood and into tissues, leading to some of the characteristic symptoms of this condition. The antibodies are usually directed against high-incidence antigens, therefore they also commonly act on allogenic RBCs AIHA is a relatively rare condition, affecting one to three people per 100,000 per year.

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Google previewRegulated Chemicals Directory 1994 (2012)

by ChemADVISOR Inc. Staff

The AIHA is a professional society, not a government agency. Workplace Environmental Exposure Level (WEEL) Guides are developed by the AIHAWEEL Committee. This Committee investigates agents that have no current exposure ...

Google previewQuarterly Statement (1869)

Aiha is a village thirty minutes from Rashaiya, on the road to Damascus ; height about 3,750 feet above mean sea level. The temple stands to the north of the village on the brow of the hill overlooking a small lake which dries up in summer- time ...

Google previewThe Survey of Western Palestine (1889)

Jerusalem by Sir Charles Warren, Claude Reignier Conder

' Aiha is a village thirty minutes from Rashaiya, ...

Google previewAdvances in Anemia Research and Treatment: 2011 Edition (2012)

ScholarlyPaper

Because warm AIHA is a relatively rare clinical entity, current recommended therapeutic strategies for patients with warm AIHA are mainly based on results from small cohort studies. Clinicians must also balance the risk of withholding RBC ...

Google previewHemolytic Anemia: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2012 Edition (2012)

ScholarlyPaper

Inflammatory anemia is commonly reported; however, AIHA is a very rare complication of MCD,” scientists in Maebashi, Japan report.

Google previewQuarterly Statement - Palestine Exploration Fund (1869)

Aiha is a village thirty minutes from Rasbaiya, on the road to Damascus ; height about 3,750 feet above mean sea level. The temple stands to the north of the village on the brow of the hill overlooking a small lake which dries up in summer- time ...

Google previewPediatric Hematology, An Issue of Pediatric Clinics, (2013)

by Catherine S. Manno

Thus severe life-threatening cold AIHA is an ASFA category II indication. Thombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, an important indication for plasmapheresis , and hemolytic uremic syndrome are discussed in the article by Trachtman elsewhere ...

Google previewBlood Banking and Transfusion Medicine (2007)

Basic Principles & Practice by Christopher D. Hillyer

This combination of central tolerance, which eliminates most autoreactive cells, and peripheral tolerance, which inhibits those few autoreactive cells that escape, is generally effective; AIHA is a relatively rare event. However, the presence of ...

Google previewToxic Chemicals in the Workplace (1996)

A Manager's Guide to Recognition, Evaluation, and Control by T. M. Fraser, M.D.

American Industrial Hygiene Association ( AIHA), 66 S. Miller Road, Akron, OH 44313 AIHA is a professional association of ...

Google previewImmunogenetics of Autoimmune Disease (2007)

by Jorge R. Oksenberg, David Brassat

Thus, AIHA is a rather rare disease, which can affect infants to the elderly but the majority of the patients are over the age of 40 years, with peak incidence at 70." AIHA can appear either as a primary disease or, in about 20-80% of the cases, ...

Google previewTumor Board Review, Second Edition (2015)

Guideline and Case Reviews in Oncology by Robert F. Todd, Kathleen A. Cooney, MD, Teresa G. Hayes, Martha Pritchett Mims, Francis P. Worden, MD

Treatment-refractory AIHA is an indication for CIT directed at CLL. BM packed with CLL cells and no signs of hemolysis ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (2009)

With 213 Tables by Florian Lang

KARINA YAZDANBAKHSH, ANDROMACHI SCARADAVOU Laboratory of Complement Biology, New York Blood Center, New York, NY, USA Synonyms Anemia; AIHA; Idiopathic autoimmune hemolytic; Cold agglutinin disease; Paroxysmal ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Work-Related Illnesses, Injuries, and Health Issues (2009)

by Ada P. Kahn

American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) AIHA, the world's largest association of occupational and environmental health professionals, in existence since 1939, is the most diverse professional association dedicated to improving the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Autoimmune Diseases (2003)

by Dana K. Cassell, Noel R. Rose

autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) An autoimmune disorder that leads to the premature destruction of red blood cells by antibodies produced by the patient's own immune system. A normal red blood cell has a life ...

Google previewDictionary of Medical Abbreviations (2016)

The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance

AIH = autoimmune hemolysis AIHA = American Industrial Hygiene Association AIHA = American International Health Alliance AIHA = autoimmune hemolytic anemia AIHC = American Industrial Health Council AIHCE = American Industrial ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Stress and Stress-Related Diseases, Second Edition (2006)

by Ada P. Kahn

org American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

ABBR: AIHA. Any of several anemias caused by antibodies produced by the patient's own immune system that destroy red blood cells. They are classified by the thermal properties of the antibody involved; the warm form is most common and ...

Google previewHazardous Materials Dictionary, Second Edition (1994)

by Ronny J. Coleman

American industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Annular Seal of experience among governmental industrial hygienists and to collect and make available information of value to them. Also promotes standards and techniques in industrial ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Services Research (2009)

by Ross M. Mullner

org American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) http://www.aiha. org ...

Google previewDictionary of Abbreviations in Medical Sciences (2012)

With a list of the most important medical and scientific journals and their traditional abbreviations by Rolf Heister

Asociación Interamericana de Gastroenterologia; Interamerican Association of Gastroenterology AIH American Institute of Homeopathy AIH artificial insemination by husband AIHA AIHA American Industrial Hygiene Association autoimmune ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

aiha autoimmune hemolytic anemias AIHA American Industrial Hygiene Association ...

Google previewThe Froehlich/Kent Encyclopedia of Telecommunications (1997)

Volume 15 - Radio Astronomy to Submarine Cable Systems by Fritz E. Froehlich, Allen Kent

Nonionizing Radiation Guide Series, American Industrial Hygiene Association ( AIHA), Fairfax, VA, 1994. Hitchcock, R. T., McMahan, S., and Miller, G. C., Extremely Low ...

Google previewA Maori-English Lexicon: Being a Comprehensive Dictionary of the New Zealand Tongue (1898)

Including Mythical, Mythological, "taboo" Or Sacred, Genealogical ... and Other Names and Terms of and Allusions to Persons, Things, Acts, and Places in Ancient Times; Also, Showing Their Affinities with Cognate Polynesian Dialects and Foreign Languages; with Copious Pure Maori Examples ... by William Colenso

Aiha, intj. Expressive of astonishment, with dislike.

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The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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