Thrombocytosis

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Donor / Recipient

Explanation of Condition

High platelet count, most commonly as a result of infection or inflammation. However, it may be high due to myeloproliferative neoplasm, a type of blood cancer.

Guidance

Establish cause and discuss with medical officer.

Reactive thrombocytosis is acceptable if cause identified and platelet count has been subsequently shown to return to the normal range. If identified at work-up, defer until investigated.

See also Myeloproliferative Neoplasm

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Thrombocythemia

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012