The Platelet count is a part of the Complete Blood Count (CBC) test that measures the number of platelets in the blood. The platelet count provides information about the body's ability to form clots and can help diagnose and monitor medical conditions like bleeding disorders, thrombocytopenia, and certain infections or diseases affecting the bone marrow.
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