Serological investigation of patients with a previous history of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia who are reexposed to heparin Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Key Points Heparin rechallenge despite prior HIT often induces platelet-activating anti-PF4/heparin antibodies but no faster than seen with typical HIT. Risk of HIT recurring after heparin rechallenge is low but possible if IgG with heparin-independent platelet-activating properties are made.

publication date

  • April 17, 2014

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