Hematology Test

Platelet Sizing/ Mean Platelet Volume/ Platelet indices

Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
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Test : Platelet Sizing/ Mean Platelet Volume/ Platelet indices

Indications : Differential diagnoses of hematologic disease, assess platelet function, and guide need for platelet transfusion in thrombocytopenic patients.

Interpretation : Large platelets are young platelets and have better hemostatic function than average age of old platelets.

Test Method : Flow cystometry

Related Tests : Complete Blood Count, Platelet Count

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