LOINC
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26516-5Platelets [#/volume] in PlasmaActive

Part Description

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

Fully-Specified Name

Component
Platelets
Property
NCnc
Time
Pt
System
Plas
Scale
Qn
Method

Additional Names

Short Name
Platelet # Plas
Display Name
Platelets (P) [#/Vol]
Consumer Name Alpha
Platelet count, Blood

Basic Attributes

Class
HEM/BC
Type
Laboratory
First Released
Version 2.00
Last Updated
Version 2.46
Order vs. Observation
Both

Reference Information

Type Source Reference
Webcontent Lab Tests Online®Copyright Copyright © 2021 Lab Tests Online. All rights reserved. Platelet Count

Member of these Groups

LG32776-3 Platelets|NCnc|Pt|Plas

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
血小板:计数型浓度:时间点:血浆:定量型:
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
trombocyten:aantal/volume:moment:plasma:kwantitatief:
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
Trombotsüüdid:NCnc:Pt:P:Qn:
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Plaquettes:Concentration numérique:Temps ponctuel:Plasma:Quantitatif:
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Plaquettes:Concentration numérique:Temps ponctuel:Plasma:Quantitatif:
fr-FRFrench (France)
Plaquettes:Nombre/Volume:Ponctuel:Plasma:Numérique:
el-GRGreek (Greece)
Αιμοπετάλια:Αριθμητική συγκέντρωση:Χρονική στιγμή:Πλάσμα:Ποσοτική:
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Piastrine:NCnc:Pt:Plasma:Qn:
ko-KRKorean (Korea, Republic of)
혈소판:계수/부피:검사시점:혈장:정량:
pt-BRPortuguese (Brazil)
Plaquetas:NCnc:Pt:Plasma:Qn:
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Пластинки кровяные:КолОб:ТчкВрм:Плаз:Колич:
es-ARSpanish (Argentina)
plaquetas:concentración de número:punto en el tiempo:plasma:cuantitativo:
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Plaquetas:Concentración de número:Punto temporal:Plasma:Qn:
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Trombositler:SayKons:Zmlı:Plaz:Kant:

Example Units

Unit Source
10*3/uL Example UCUM Units

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