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Platelet Immunology

The activities of this Subcommittee are focused on immune disorders of platelets including fetal/neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia, primary immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), drug-induced thrombocytopenia and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. The main topics relate to the development and evaluation of biological assays detecting and assaying allo, auto, or drug-dependent antiplatelet antibodies. This Subcommittee includes hematologists, biologists, laboratory scientists, and all practitioners working in the field of platelet immunology.

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  • To develop international laboratory standards, methods, and nomenclatures if appropriate.
  • To address issues of practical importance to the research community in the field of platelet immunology.
  • To evaluate existing data, determine issues for which data are missing or deficient, identify areas of controversy or pressing clinical need and discuss methodological approaches to answer questions raised.
  • To create international collaborations for the purpose of planning and executing projects related to the defined needs in the field.
  • To suggest and organize collaborative studies as a result of these activities.
  • To generate, publish and distribute reports, recommendations and other documents concerning the above. 

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