II. Physiology

  1. Platelets are generated in the Bone Marrow at a rate of 10% of total Platelet Count per day

III. Normal

  1. Newborns
    1. Preterm: 100,000 to 300,000 per mm3
    2. Term: 140,000 to 300,000 per mm3
  2. Infant: 200,000 to 475,000 per mm3
  3. Child: 150,000 to 450,000 per mm3
  4. Adults: 150,000 to 400,000/mm3

IV. Interpretation: Increased

V. Interpretation: Decreased

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