G-CSF-induced thrombocytopenia in a healthy donor


Recombinant human G-CSF (rhG-CSF) is widely used in haematopoietic stem cell mobilization in allogeneic transplant donors. rhG-CSF administration causes a mean eightfold rise in the WBC count and a slight decrease in haemoglobin. The plt count may fall slightly, possibly because of splenomegaly, which may be enhanced by the apheresis-related procedure. Here… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/bmt.2008.310


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