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Immunoplatelet counting: potential for reducing the use of platelet transfusions through more accurate platelet counting.

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Research is required to determine the optimal approach for prophylactic platelet transfusions in patients with haematological malignant disorders. It has been suggested that thresholds for prophylactic platelet transfusions of platelet counts below 10 x 109/l should be investigated, as these may be equivalent in clinical effectiveness and associated with lower costs and fewer complications. An important concern in such investigation is the accurate estimation of platelet counts below 10 x 109...

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Journal:
British journal of haematology
Volume:
121
Issue:
4
Pages:
605-613
Publication date:
2003-05-01
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EISSN:
1365-2141
ISSN:
0007-1048
Source identifiers:
191083
Language:
English
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2015-01-22

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