A 30-year-old female asked:
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what does "mean platelet volume: 13.0" mean?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Average size: That reflects average platelet size and seems to be at the higher end of normal/ borderline high.
Answered on Feb 10, 2016
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