blood plate

blood plate

obsolete term for platelet.
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Q When we get a negative result on a rapid strep Group A, we set up a blood plate as confirmatory.
The young girl's health condition deteriorated, when she developed a brain haemorrhage after a blood plates transfusion was not carried on her in time.
Sterile 6 mm diameter filter paper discs saturated with fentanyl solution were applied to Columbia agar with 5% horse blood plates containing 107 colony forming units.
Approximately 250 [micro]l of fentanyl solution was inoculated onto Columbia agar with 5% horse blood plates and 250 [micro]l into an enrichment broth.
In the section on anemia, Osler noted that blood plates were "either absent or very scanty" in pernicious anemia, not a surprising observation given the pancytopenia associated with that disease.