platelet satellitism

platelet satellitism

agglutination of platelets about neutrophils in blood treated with EDTA, leading to artificially low platelet counts.
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To prevent reporting of spurious thrombocytopenia when platelet clumps, giant platelets, or platelet satellitism are present (HEM.
cautions such as platelet clumps, platelet fragments, giant platelets, platelet satellitism, and bizarre platelets) were included in the study.
Platelet satellitism is for Rill (CD16) receptor-mediated.

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