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coli ESBL induced sepsis could produce a classical pentad of TTP-HUS.
coli ESBL producing a TTP-HUS picture should be considered in patients presenting with classic TTP pentad.
The incidence of acquired TTP is approximately three cases per one million adults per year, based on data from the Oklahoma TTP-HUS Registry.
20 In Oklahoma registry data of 301 patients 13% of all patients, and 33% of patients with idiopathic TTP-HUS, had very severe ADAMTS-13 deficiency (<5% activity).
The Oklahoma thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic uremic syndrome (TTP-HUS) registry: a community perspective of patients with clinically diagnosed TTP-HUS.
4) Seventeen TTP-HUS patients with platelet counts < 20,000 underwent 18 central line placements.
TTP-HUS is a hemolytic disorder linked to platelet aggregation and thrombocytopenia with endothelial damage (Obeidat, MacDougall, & Harding, 2002).
According to George (2003), due to the hypercoagulable state that occurs near term and during the postpartum period, and the progressively declining concentration of ADAMTS-13, there is an increased risk for the occurrence of TTP-HUS during late pregnancy.
The incidence in the region of the Oklahoma TTP-HUS Registry for all patients who are clinically diagnosed with TTP is 11.
4,9,12) Finally, some patients in the Oklahoma TTP-HUS Registry have had an established SLE diagnosis; we describe these patients as having both SLE and TTP, (4,9) but we recognize that accurate diagnosis of these patients is difficult.
TTP-HUS is a relatively uncommon, life-threatening cause of thrombocytopenia.
It is important to consider TTP-HUS as a differential.
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