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Platelet antibody test

Platelet antibody test

Platelet antibody test: The platelet antibody test can detect autoantibodies to one's own platelet surface proteins or alloantibodies to a donor's platelets following a blood transfusion; the antibody-antigen complexes will lead to platelet destruction and a low platelet count.

Platelet antibody test: Other Names

Other names for Platelet antibody test include:

  • Antiplatelet antibody detection test

Symptoms Associated with Platelet antibody test

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Platelet antibody test:

  • Bruising
  • Bleeding
  • Blood in urine or stools
  • Unusually heavy menstrual flow
  • Small hemorrhages in the skin (petechiae)

Diseases Associated with Platelet antibody test

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Platelet antibody test:

  • Idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura
  • Posttransfusion purpura
  • Maternal-fetal platelet antigen incompatibility (neonatal thrombocytopenia purpura)
  • Drug-induced thrombocytopenia

Basic Information: Platelet antibody test

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Platelet antibody test' may be involved.

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