Platelet Functions in Patients with Allergic Asthma.

  title={Platelet Functions in Patients with Allergic Asthma.},
  author={Irem Olcay and S Yardımcı and Tuncay Delibaşı and O M{\"u}ft{\"u}oğlu},
  journal={Turkish journal of haematology : official journal of Turkish Society of Haematology},
  volume={18 4},
To investigate platelet functions in patients suffering from allergic diseases including asthma, blood was collected from ten asthmatic patients (five females, five males) and ten healthy controls (five females, five males) and by using whole-blood electrical impedance system; platelet count and platelet aggregation studies (maximum aggregation extent, maximum aggregation rate) were performed. Allergy screening was performed with skin test reactions and with high total and specific… CONTINUE READING