International Journal of Advanced Health Science and Technology
Vol. 2 No. 1 (2022): February

Description of Platelet Count Patients Infected with Corona Virus (Covid-19) with Grouping of Productive and Elderly Age

Hapipah, Hapipah (Unknown)
Handayati, Anik (Unknown)
Purwaningsih, Nur Vita (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
17 Jan 2022

Abstract

Routine hematology tests are one of the supporting tests in diagnostics to assess the severity of the disease and predict risk in COVID-19 patients, and can be used as supporting data on RT-PCR tests. Some blood tests that are widely used as monitoring tools and predicators of COVID-19 are the number of leukocytes, the  number of lymphocytes, the number of neutrophils, the  number of platelets and NLR (Neutrophil lymphocyte ratio).  Thrombocytopenia occurs due to excessive use of tromocytes in the body as compensation for damage to lung parenchym cells, the lungs are organs where platelets are released from megacaryocytes, so this damage causes disruption of platelet maturation process. The type of research used is quantitative descriptive with the aim to find out the results of blood tests complete with platelet parameters in patients infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus at Muhammad Noer Pamekasan General Hospital. The results of the study were platelet count test results at normal productive age of 67 respondents (96%) and decreased platelet count (Thrombocytopenia) by 3 respondents (4%). While in normal elderly age a number of 26 respondents (87%) and a decreased platelet count (Thrombocytopenia) amounted to 4 respondents (13%).

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Journal Info

Abbrev

ijahst

Publisher

Subject

Electrical & Electronics Engineering Health Professions Nursing Public Health

Description

International Journal of Advanced Health Science and Technology (IJAHST) publishes peer-reviewed, original research and review articles in an open-access format. Accepted articles span the full extent of the Public Health, Environmental Health, Nursing, Oral and Dental Health, Midwifery, Nutrition, ...