What are the ASH recommendations for H pylori testing in children with immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)?

Updated: Jun 28, 2019
  • Author: Craig M Kessler, MD, MACP; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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ASH also recommends the following:

  • Routine testing for Helicobacter pylori in children with chronic ITP is not indicated
  • Children with a history of ITP who are unimmunized should receive their scheduled first measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine

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