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PK (1)

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for PAKISTAN.

PK (2)

A suffix that refers to Pink Sheets

PK

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Pakistani bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Pakistan. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Pakistan. Eight subdivisions of Pakistan have their own code with the prefix "PK." For example, the code for the Province of Sindh is ISO 3166-2:PK-SD.

3. See: Pink sheet.
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Albumin preparations were found to contain a low level of prekallikrein activator, an activator of bradykinin, which was initially thought to be of little significance.
It is noted that people with deficiencies of factor XII, high molecular weight kininogen or prekallikrein (clotting factors active in the contact activation pathway) do not necessarily suffer bleeding disorders.
This test primarily monitors deficiencies in factors VIII, IX, XI, XII, prekallikrein and high molecular weight kininogen (HMWK).