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Vortex mixing to alleviate pseudothrombocytopenia in a blood specimen with platelet satellitism and platelet clumps

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Corresponding author: Chaicharoen Tantanate, Department of Clinical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, 2 Wanglang Road, Bangkoknoi, Bangkok 10700, Thailand, Phone: (+66) 2-419-6587, Fax: (+66) 2-418-1367, E-mail:

Funding source: Chalermphrakiat Grant


The author gratefully acknowledges the patient profile in this report for granting permission that details relating to her case be published in this report.

  1. Research funding: The author was supported by a Chalermphrakiat Grant from the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University.

  2. Author contributions: The author accepts full responsibility for all aspects of this report.

  3. Competing interests: The author states no conflict of interest.

  4. Ethical approval: The local Institutional Review Board deemed the study exempt from review.


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Received: 2020-09-24
Accepted: 2020-11-05
Published Online: 2020-11-19
Published in Print: 2021-04-27

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