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LP14597-6   Platelets
Platelets are miniature fragments of cytoplasm that break off of megakaryocytes. Their primary function is to inhibit excessive hemorrhage after blood vessel injury. Platelets cling to the damaged part of the blood vessel where they become activated, recruit other platelets to the site, and begin the cascade of physical and chemical events that lead to clot formation. Activated platelets secrete cytokines, chemokines, and growth factors, all which play a role in thrombus development.When activated, platelets stimulate monocytes and neutrophils to leave the blood vessel and enter the tissue. PMID: 27226790 The normal range of platelets is 150,000 to 450,000 platelets/uL. Lower than normal platelet counts can lead to increased bleeding and is caused by a number of factors including: chemotherapy, autoimmune disorders and some medications. Increased platelets can cause hypercoagulation due to cancer, anemia, spleen removal and some medications.[MedlinePlus Encyclopedia:003647] Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Reference Information

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Additional Names

Short Name
Platelet # Bld
Display Name
Platelets (Bld) [#/Vol]
Consumer Name Alpha Get Info
Platelet count, Blood

Basic Attributes

First Released
Version 2.00
Last Updated
Version 2.73
Order vs. Observation
Common Test Rank Get Info

Member of these Panels

LOINC Long Common Name
69742-5 CBC W Differential panel, method unspecified - Blood
24361-8 Deprecated Hemogram, platelets & Differential panel in Blood
34527-2 Deprecated Hemogram, Platelets, Differential & Reticulocyte panel in Blood
24317-0 Hemogram and platelets WO differential panel - Blood
78699-6 Liver fibrosis score panel - Serum or Plasma Calculated by FibroMeter
95270-5 Platelet and HLA glycoprotein antibody panel - Blood
96789-3 Sequential Organ Failure Assessment SOFA
55429-5 Short blood count panel - Blood

Member of these Groups Get Info

LOINC Group Group Name
LG32892-8 Platelets|NCnc|Pt|Bld

Language Variants Get Info

Tag Language Translation
de-AT German (Austria) Synonyms: Thrombozyten
de-DE German (Germany) Thrombozyten:Anzahl pro Volumen:Zeitpunkt:Blut:Quantitativ:
el-GR Greek (Greece) Αιμοπετάλια:Αριθμητική συγκέντρωση:Χρονική στιγμή:Αίμα:Ποσοτική:
es-MX Spanish (Mexico) Plaquetas:Concentración numérica:Punto temporal:Sangre:Cuantitativo:
es-AR Spanish (Argentina) plaquetas:concentración de número:punto en el tiempo:sangre:cuantitativo:
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Plaquetas:Concentración de número:Punto temporal:Sangre:Qn:
Synonyms: Cuantitativo
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Trombotsüüdid:NCnc:Pt:B:Qn:
Synonyms: Juhuslik Kvantitatiivne Veri
fr-CA French (Canada) Plaquettes:Concentration numérique:Temps ponctuel:Sang:Quantitatif:
fr-BE French (Belgium) Plaquettes:Concentration numérique:Temps ponctuel:Sang:Quantitatif:
fr-FR French (France) Plaquettes:Nombre/Volume:Ponctuel:Sang:Numérique:
it-IT Italian (Italy) Piastrine:NCnc:Pt:Sangue:Qn:
Synonyms: Concentrazione Numerica Ematologia (coagulazione) conta differenziale Punto nel tempo (episodio) Sangue
ko-KR Korean (Korea, Republic Of) 혈소판:계수/부피:검사시점:전혈:정량:
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) trombocyten:aantal/volume:moment:bloed:kwantitatief:
pl-PL Polish (Poland) Płytki krwi:stężenie liczbowe:punkt w czasie:krew:ilościowy:
Synonyms: koncentracja
pt-BR Portuguese (Brazil) Plaquetas:NCnc:Pt:SgTotal:Qn:
Synonyms: ; Platelet; Plt; Thrombocytes; Platelt; Thrb; Thrombocyte; #; Number concentration; Count/mass; Count; AcS; CT; Acsolute; Acsolutes; Cnt; Point in time; Random; Blood; WB; Whole blood; Quantitative; QNT; Quant; Quan; HEMATOLOGY/CELL COUNTS; HEMATOLOGY/CELL COUNTS; Platelet count
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Пластинки кровяные:КолОб:ТчкВрм:Кр:Колич:
Synonyms: Количественный Количество в объеме Кровь Точка во времени;Момент Тромбоциты
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Trombositler:SayKons:Zmlı:Kan:Kant:
uk-UA Ukrainian (Ukraine) Тромбоцити:Чисельна Концентрація:МоментЧасу:Кров:Кількісно:
Synonyms: #; ABS; absolute; absolutes; Blood; Cnt; Count; Count/volume; CT; HEMATOLOGY/CELL COUNTS; Number concentration; Number Concentration (count/vol); Platelet; Platelet count; Platelt; Plt; Point in time; QNT; Quan; Quant; Quantitative; Random; Thrb; Thrombocyte; Thrombocytes; UniversalLabOrders; WB; Whole blood
zh-CN Chinese (China) 血小板:计数型浓度:时间点:全血:定量型:
Synonyms: 凝血细胞;血栓细胞;血小板类;血液制品 - 血小板 单位体积内的数量或计数;数量型浓度(单位体积);数量或计数型浓度(计数/体积);数量或计数型浓度(单位体积);计数型浓度(单位体积) 可用数量表示的;定量性;数值型;数量型;连续数值型标尺 时刻;随机;随意;瞬间 血;血液 血小板 NCnc 血小板数量浓度 血小板计数 血液学/细胞计数;血液学与细胞计数

Example Units

Unit Source
10*3/uL Example UCUM Units

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