Cryoprecipitated Antihemophilic Factor, also called cryo, is a portion of plasma, the liquid part of our blood. Cryo is rich in clotting factors, which are proteins that can reduce blood loss by helping to slow or stop bleeding.
The blood clotting proteins found in cryo include:
- Factor VIII
- Factor XIII
- Von Willebrand factor
Learn more about blood plasma – what it is, how it’s used and how to donate