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Complete Blood Count, Platelet Count

Complete Blood Count, Platelet Count is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Thrombocytes.

Common Use:
To assist in diagnosing and evaluating treatment for blood disorders such as thrombocytosis and thrombocytopenia and to evaluate preprocedure or preoperative coagulation status.

Specimen:
Whole blood from one full lavender-top (EDTA) tube.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Automated, computerized, multichannel analyzers)

AgePlatelet Count*SI Units (Conventional Units × 1)MPV (fL)IPF (%)
Birth150–450 × 103/microL150–450 × 109/L7.1–10.21.1–7.1
Child/Adult/Older adult140–400 × 103/microL140–400 × 109/L7.1–10.21.1–7.1
Note: Platelet counts may decrease slightly with age.*Conventional units.MPV = mean platelet volume.

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Complete Blood Count, Platelet Count." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425233/all/Complete_Blood_Count__Platelet_Count.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Complete Blood Count, Platelet Count. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425233/all/Complete_Blood_Count__Platelet_Count. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Complete Blood Count, Platelet Count. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425233/all/Complete_Blood_Count__Platelet_Count
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Complete Blood Count, Platelet Count [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425233/all/Complete_Blood_Count__Platelet_Count.
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