Friday, 03 December 2021 16:01

Anticoagulation news items. Weeks commencing 22nd and 29th November 2021

Mechanism suggested for development of rare blood clots with AstraZeneca covid 19 vaccine

Science Advances
This rare syndrome resembling heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT), has been observed with ChAdOx1 (AZ) vaccine. Computational simulation study showed 3 adenoviruses deployed as vaccination vectors versus SARS-CoV-2 bind to PF4, a protein implicated in pathogenesis of HIT.

 

 

 

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