Posts - Platelet Function Testing

Mar 1, 2022 11:51am
Thanks to our 57 FF participants for your responses to our February 2022 Quick Question. The question stem was: "What single agonist is your first choice to measure platelet response to aspirin?"
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Nov 22, 2021 12:25pm
Here is an open-access original research report that illustrates cancer cells' ability to uptake and mimic platelets, leading to access to the platelet proteome, implying that platelets may support metastases: /sites/default/files/plt-ca_cell_uptake_castanheira_jth_2021.pdf
Jul 11, 2021 12:03pm
Here is a research article that was rushed to print in the July 7, 2021 Nature that describes the precise pathophysiology of vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia [VITT]. VITT is the critical 1/60,000 incidence adverse event associated with the adenoviral vector employed in the Astra-Zeneca and Johnson and Johnson vaccines, among others.
Jul 11, 2021 10:50am
From Dave McGlasson: