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Irradiated Platelets

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    Irradiated Platelets
    Lack T cells, which normally mediate transfusion-related graft-vs-host disease – for use in transplant and severely immunosuppressed patients
    • Pharmacology
    • One unit of pooled platelets is expected to increase the serum platelet count by 30-50.

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Non-bleeding: platelet count <10
    • Major surgery: platelet count <50
    • Ocular / neurosurgery: platelet count <100
    • Defective platelet function
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