Complete Blood Count, Platelet Count
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To assist in diagnosing and evaluating treatment for blood disorders such as thrombocytosis and thrombocytopenia and to evaluate preprocedure or preoperative coagulation status.
Whole blood from one full lavender-top (EDTA) tube.
(Method: Automated, computerized, multichannel analyzers)
|Age||Platelet Count*||SI Units (Conventional Units × 1)||MPV (fL)||IPF (%)|
|Birth||150–450 × 103/microL||150–450 × 109/L||7.1–10.2||1.1–7.1|
|Child/Adult/Older adult||140–400 × 103/microL||140–400 × 109/L||7.1–10.2||1.1–7.1|
|Note: Platelet counts may decrease slightly with age.*Conventional units.MPV = mean platelet volume.|