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Use of the Platelet Count and Prothrombin Time to Separate TTP-HUS from DIC

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Park et al evaluated readily available laboratory tests for the ability to distinguish thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura-hemolytic uremic syndrome (TTP-HUS) from disseminated intravascular coagulopathy (DIC). The authors are from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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