Kenneth Kaushansky

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Thrombocytosis What every physician needs to know: Thrombocytosis is defined as a platelet count greater than two standard deviations above normal, or above 400,000 per microliter in most clinical laboratories. In approaching a patient with an elevated platelet count, the clinician must first verify that the count is elevated consistently. Several transient reactive responses (for…

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