Platelet Antibodies

Platelet Antibodies is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Synonym/Acronym:
Antiplatelet antibody; platelet-bound IgG/IgM, direct and indirect.

Rationale
To assess for the presence of platelet antibodies to assist in diagnosing thrombocytopenia related to autoimmune conditions and platelet transfusion compatibility issues.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
(Method: Solid-phase enzyme-linked immunoassay) Negative.

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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