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Table 2 Capillary blood reference intervals for platelet parameters in healthy term neonates

From: Capillary blood reference intervals for platelet parameters in healthy full-term neonates in China

Platelet parameters Percentiles Demographic data
2.5th 97.5th Total Male Female
PLT,
×109/L
152 464 304 (± 77) 299 (± 77) 310 (± 77)
PCT, % 0.18 0.46 0.30 (0.26–0.36) 0.30 (0.25–0.36) 0.31 (0.26–0.37)
MPV, fL 8.3 12.6 10.9 (10.1–11.4) 10.9 (10.2–11.4) 10.8 (10.0–11.4)
PDW, fL 9.4 17.1 12.5 (11.1–15.8) 12.5 (11.2–15.8) 12.3 (11.0–15.9)
P-LCR, % 15.4 42.8 30.0 (25.0–34.7) 30.5 (25.2–35.2) 29.5 (24.7–34.0)
  1. Abbreviations: PLT Platelet count; PCT Plateletcrit; MPV Mean platelet volume; PDW Platelet size distribution width; P-LCR Platelet-large cell ratio. Data were expressed as either mean (SD ± Standard deviation) or median (IQR Interquartile range)