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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.
Time course of liver blood test results from a trauma patient in France who was transfused with an HEV-contaminated blood platelet pool on day 5 posttrauma.
Garcia suffers from immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), an autoimmune disease which affects the blood platelets. Diagnosed with the condition in June 2014, she now struggles to live the active life she is used to.
Approach to the assessment of platelet function: comparison between optical based platelet rich plasma and impedance-based whole blood platelet aggregation methods.
A correct phagocytic activity of blood platelets is an important component of immune system against bacterial infection in postoperative period and perhaps it allows to release ability to phagocytize neoplasmatic cells.
The findings, published online in the Lancet Oncology, showed shorter treatment did not increase or significantly decrease survival for patients with normal levels of blood platelets.
Laboratory tests performed included whole blood platelet aggregation with 2 different concentrations of ADP (5[micro]M, 10[micro]M), collagen (1[micro]g/mL), arachidonic acid (0.5mM/L) and Accumetrics whole blood platelet aggregation assay specific for P2Y12 receptors.
Apparently, substances in cocoa beans have a biochemical effect similar to aspirin in reducing blood platelet clumping, which can be fatal if it leads to a clot that blocks a blood vessel.
SPC Andrew Halttunen, a trained dental laboratory technician (68EN5), recently began working on a blood platelet protocol that involves freeze drying blood platelets.
Dr Stephen Franklin, chief executive of the Alternative Investment Market listed Provexis, said: "It has been proven in human trials to inhibit blood platelet aggregation and thereby reduce the risk of deep vein thrombosis, the primary cause of heart attack and stroke