MEAN PLATELET VOLUME CAN BE USED AS A HOSPITALIZATION CRITERIA IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS DIAGNOSED WITH ACUTE BRONCHIOLITIS


Yildiz Y., Cakmak S., Calapoglu T., Hocoglu Z. I. , Karadeniz E. G. , Ozkasap S.

ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, vol.34, no.6, pp.1997-2000, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.19193/0393-6384_2018_6_311
  • Title of Journal : ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA
  • Page Numbers: pp.1997-2000

Abstract

Introduction: Acute bronchiolitis is a disease generally seen in children tinder the age of 2 years and progressing with pronounced wheezing, cough, tachypnea and prolonged expirium resulting from inflammation of the bronchioles frequently caused by viral infection. Mean platelet volume (MPV) is a marker of platelet activation and function.