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Posted On : 26 Feb 2016
may you tell me what the half life of plateletes is_?
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Half life of Normal platelet is approximately 10 days.
Platelets transfused have half life of approximately 24 hrs to 36 hrs
In a patient of AITP platelet half life can be as short as few minutes to hrs. hence it is relatively contraindicated to transfuse platelets in AITP
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