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  • n. Plural form of haemophiliac.

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Examples

  • The only problem is that it was a matter of life and death for blood transfused people and haemophiliacs, since a serologic blood test using our virus antigen was already working at laboratory scale but awaited industrial and commercial development.

    Luc Montagnier - Autobiography

  • In another scandal that hit the Socialist government, blood contaminated with HIV was given to haemophiliacs in the 1980s.

    French patients sue over weight-loss drug linked to deaths

  • But, when I realised that the virus could be the cause of AIDS and was present not only in gay men in France and the United States, and haemophiliacs, but also in African nations – so this was in September 1983 – I realised it could be big, okay?

    Luc Montagnier - Interview

  • Many in the medical community believed the disease was being spread through a contaminated blood product imported into Iraq for the treatment of haemophiliacs.

    The Day AIDS Arrived at My Baghdad Hospital

  • By 1984, Barré-Sinoussi and Montagnier had obtained several isolates of the novel human retrovirus, which they identified as a lentivirus, from sexually infected individuals, haemophiliacs, mother to infant transmissions and transfused patients.

    French Scientists Win 2008 Nobel Prize for Discovery of HIV

  • - Post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for high risk occupational and nonoccupational exposure (such as needlestick injuries among medical staff or rape) - Pre-exposure prophylaxis of high risk groups (for example, haemophiliacs) - HAART therapy to reduce sexual transmission among discordant couples (where one partner is HIV-positive and the other negative).

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Plasma is essential for transfusion to haemophiliacs and is imported because the country does not have the technology to extract it from donated blood.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Blood, essential in surgical operations, for haemophiliacs and for tranfusions after major accidents, is the latest product to join the list of shortages in the southern African country.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Europe include homosexual and bi-sexual males; those who abuse intravenous drugs and haemophiliacs.

    Remarks at The First Meeting of The Presidential Advisory Panel on Aids

  • In both developed and developing countries, high risk groups include injecting drug users, recipients of unscreened blood, haemophiliacs, dialysis patients and persons with multiple sex partners who engage in unprotected sex.

    Chapter 2

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