Frequency Of Immune

Tables 2 and 3 list prospective studies of the frequency of HIT that employed in vitro testing for HIT antibodies or were studies in which the likelihood of HIT could be judged based on information provided, especially the timing of the onset of thrombocytopenia. Relevant variables influencing the frequency of HIT include the type of heparin used and the patient population.

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TABLE 2 The Frequency of HIT: Prospective Studies of HIT in Medical Patients Using In Vitro Testing of Patient Serum/Plasma for HIT Antibodies or Indicating a High Likelihood of HIT Based on Timing of Platelet Count Fall

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