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Platelet Collection and Quality Control

  • D. Huestis
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Abstract

In this chapter I would like to discuss platelet collection techniques and quality control; the more clinical aspects will be covered by other contributors. In the first place it would be preferable to look at platelets from the point of view of the physician using them — what he needs to know so that his use of platelets will be intelligent and directed by background knowledge of where platelets are found, how they are harvested and stored, and the clinical realities of platelet transfusion.

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Platelet Transfusion Buffy Coat Platelet Storage Hospital Blood Bank Platelet Collection 
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