Beside manual estimation of platelet count, blood film evaluation provides additional assessment of platelet size, shape, granulation, and analysis of phenomena such as aggregation or platelet satellitism
We excluded from the study, by examination for the blood smears, the pseudo-thrombopenic samples caused by platelet clumps, macrothrombocytes and platelet satellitism
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.
is for Rill (CD16) receptor-mediated.