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blood platelet

[′bləd ‚plāt·lət]
(histology)
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Some common symptoms of having too many blood platelets include: skin bruising or bleeding from various areas such as the nose, mouth, and gums, or the stomach and intestinal tract.
They analysed 30,000 with thrombocytosis and 8,000 with normal blood platelet counts.
Suspensions of blood platelets or plasma were incubated (15 or 60 min, at 37[degrees]C) with
To another query, he said as a policy blood platelet are now being provided on basis of requests by these hospitals and this besides 5560 units already provided to these hospitals.
We want to change the idea of paid donation and gradually want to encourage voluntary donations on the special collection of blood platelets," said Dr Laila Al Shaer, Director of the Dubai Blood Donation Centre (DBDC) at the Dubai Health Authority.
The blood platelet donation takes 45-60 minutes depending on the weight of the donor then the donor can practice his normal daily activities without fear.
The company says in a press release that it believes its platelet technology has the potential to double the storage time for blood platelets and essentially eliminate bacterial problems.
Robert Williams makes his 250th blood platelet donation, more than any other donor, Tuesday at City of Hope in Duarte.
Symptoms: Signs of leukemia include easy bruising or bleeding (due to a blood platelet deficiency), paleness or easy fatigue (due to anemia), recurrent minor infections or poor healing of minor cuts (due to impaired white cell function).
But he cautions that the question remains whether the new preparation inhibits blood platelet clotting, a widespread use of aspirin.
Human BioSystems (OTCBB:HBSC), developer of preservation platforms for organs and other biomaterials, announces today that it plans to commence blood platelet testing at a second independent laboratory under a research agreement signed in June, 2005.
The 3,000-square-foot facility, which has five beds for blood donors and four stations for blood platelet donors, opened in July but held an official grand opening earlier this month.