Acceptability at Recruitment
Acceptability at CT / Work-Up
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.
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
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Date of Last Update
15th June 2012