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Patterns and utility of vitamin B12 and folate testing in patients with isolated thrombocytopenia

  • Emma P. DeLoughery
  • Aishwarya Ravindran
  • Aneel A. Ashrani
  • Kebede H. Begna
  • C. Christopher Hook
  • Ariela L. Marshall
  • Rajiv K. Pruthi
  • Alexandra P. Wolanskyj-Spinner
  • Ronald S. GoEmail author
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Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Ethics approval and consent to participate

This study was approved by the authors’ institution’s IRB.

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emma P. DeLoughery
    • 1
  • Aishwarya Ravindran
    • 2
  • Aneel A. Ashrani
    • 2
    • 3
  • Kebede H. Begna
    • 2
  • C. Christopher Hook
    • 2
    • 3
  • Ariela L. Marshall
    • 2
    • 3
  • Rajiv K. Pruthi
    • 2
    • 3
  • Alexandra P. Wolanskyj-Spinner
    • 2
  • Ronald S. Go
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Mayo Clinic School of MedicineRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Division of Hematology, Department of MedicineRochesterUSA
  3. 3.Department of Laboratory Medicine and PathologyMayo ClinicRochesterUSA

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