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Just have a question that what does cause platelet clumps in

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Just have a question that what does cause platelet clumps in a CBC with Diff ?

Hello and welcome to JA. Dr Saleem here. Will be answering you shortly

Well clumping occurs when the anticoagulant used while testing the blood sample causes sticking of platelets which mimics a low platelet count.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
What does that mean?
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Does it mean I have low platelet count or do I have a medical condition that would require me to visit my doctor?

That is nothing to worry about and happens due to lab error . You can get a repeat test it will be totally normal. Its a very common thing .

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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Okey thank you

You are welcome.

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