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Re: What is the longevity of transfused platelets?

From: GREG
Date: 04 May 2004
Time: 10:11:04 -0400
Remote Name: 67.8.62.114

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I THINK IT DEPENDS ON MANY VARIABLES. THEY ARE USED SO FREELY WHEN YOUR SYSTEM CALLS FOR THEM.
MY EXPERIENCE HAS BEEN SO INCONSISTANT, THAT I FEEL THAT NO ONE CAN SAY FOR SURE. NURSES HAVE RELATED THAT THEY ARE VERY SHORT LIVED AFTER TRANSFUSED. GREG


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