Current pediatric research, vol 9, no 1,2 (2005) home about editorial board policies submissions contact us issues current issue archives search log in register author guidelines journal help home > vol 9, no 1,2 (2005) > al-trabolsi tuesday oct 09 log in register text size utility of platelet associated antibodies in the diagnosis of children with thrombocytopenia hassan ali al-trabolsi abstract thrombocytopenia is a common hematological disorder in both children and adults. viagra generic Im-mune or idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura (itp) is the most comment causes of im-mune-mediated thrombocytopenia in children. buy cheap viagra It can be caused by non-immune causes such as apalastic anemia. viagra off patent 2012 In majority of cases the diagnosis is made clinically with the aid of lim-ited laboratory investigations. viagra kaufen rechnung The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether measuring platelet associated immunoglobulins (paigã¢â‚¬â„¢s); igg and igm with complement 3 (c3) would make a useful tool in diagnosing the cause of thrombocytopenia. buy viagra cheap It was a retrospective study of children with a diagnosis of thrombocytopenia. viagra off patent 2012 Their charts were reviewed in re-gard to age, sex, platelet count at the time of the diagnosis, and the treatment received. cheap generic viagra They were classifieds into primary and secondary types. viagra off patent 2012 The primary type included those with acute itp (aitp) (n= 7) and chronic itp (citp) (n= 25) whereas the secondary type included those with thrombocytopenia due to other causes (n= 31). viagra generic when Furthermore, the thrombocytopenic episodes were reclassified into immune and non-immune mediated thrombocytopenia (n= 48) and (n= 29) respectively. viagra canada A total of 63 children with 77 thrombo-cytopenic episodes were studied. generic viagra online pharmacy reviews Direct flow cytometry technique was used to measure the platelet associated igg (paigg), platelet associated igm (paigm), and platelet associated complement 3 (pac3). Results of paigm in aitp and citp were positive for 80 % and 63 % of cases respectively, while in secondary it was positive for 40 % of cases only. In case of immune and non-immune thrombocytopenia, the positivity of pai. buy generic viagra viagra triangle location