Which tests are not recommended by the International Consensus Report for the diagnosis of Immune Thrombocytopenia (IPT) in adults?

Updated: Jan 11, 2020
  • Author: Craig M Kessler, MD, MACP; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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The following tests have no proven role in the differential diagnosis of ITP from other thrombocytopenias and do not guide patient management:

  • Thrombopoietin level
  • Reticulated platelets/immature platelet fraction
  • Bleeding time
  • Serum complement

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