What is the role of coagulation studies in the diagnosis of avian influenza (H5N1)?

Updated: Apr 23, 2019
  • Author: Hien H Nguyen, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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In addition to thrombocytopenia, some patients with severe disease will develop disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), as shown in coagulation studies. [15]


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