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LA

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC.

LA

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Lao People's Democratic Republic. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Laotian bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Laos. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Laos. Each Laotian subdivision has its own code with the prefix "LA." For example, the code for the Province of Attapu is ISO 3166-2:LA-AT.
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A consensus approach to the formulation of guidelines for laboratory testing and reporting of antiphospholipid antibody assays.
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Clotting factor abnormalities, including elevated antithrombin III and antiphospholipid antibody, were detected in three of nine patients in that study.
BOSTON -- Alterations in circulating antiangiogenic protein levels in pregnant women with lupus and antiphospholipid antibody syndrome may predict preeclampsia, a pregnancy complication for which they are at increased risk, according to data presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology.
The increased sensitivity of the percentage correction to the presence of a potential LA compared with the LIZ may well be of clinical value, warranting further studies to clearly characterize the presence of an antiphospholipid antibody in these patients.
In addition to their tendency to develop nephrotic syndrome, their antiphospholipid antibody and homocysteine levels may also contribute to making them hypercoagulable.
The NIH grant will fund the PROMISSE Study (Predictors of pRegnancy Outcome: bioMarkers In antiphospholipid antibody Syndrome and Systemic lupus Erythematosus).
Fall in antiphospholipid antibody at time of thromboocelusive episodes in systemic lupus erythematosus.
Antiphospholipid antibody levels fell, enabling about 80% of the patients to stop chronic treatment with anticoagulants without the occurrence of thrombotic events during a mean follow-up of 17 months.